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If you think the disability insurance scheme is not your problem, think again

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AT THE moment there is no automatic right of access to disability support across the board in this country. If your child fell out of a tree tomorrow and sustained serious brain damage, what sort of help would you expect and hope for?

He or she would be entitled to care in a public hospital, but once discharged, you'd be largely on your own.

This article first appeared in The Age 26 April 2012.

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