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    Disability support providers are struggling to keep up with demand as the sector's under-funding reaches half a billion dollars

    Disability support providers are struggling to keep up with demand as the sector's under-funding reaches half a billion dollars


    The Disability Support Network reports a 574-million dollar gap in funding, and estimates 15-thousand families aren't getting services they're eligible for.

    CCS Disability Action chief executive David Matthew says providers are desperately trying to keep afloat and deal with the government's changes to their systems.

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