In this episode Kerry Wright talks to Welfare Rights lawyer Liz Turnbull about the Disability Support Pension. Liz works at Illawarra Legal Centre specialising in social security law, Liz is also the Vice-Chair of the National Social Security Rights Network.
In this episode Liz speaks about Centrelink guidelines used to assess DSP applications. Also the important role that community and health workers play in assisting people both when applying for the DSP and when appealing Centrelink decisions. This episode was recorded in our Wollongong office.
Referrals and more information
To find more information about the DSP and services which can assist: