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Report on Government Services 2016

Volume F

Community services

The Community services volume F includes performance reporting for Aged care services, Services for people with disability, Child protection services and Youth justice services. It also includes a sector overview for Community services. This volume was released on 27 January 2016.

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The sector overview provides an introduction to the Aged care services (chapter 13), Services for people with disability (chapter 14), Child protection services (chapter 15) and Youth justice services (chapter 16) chapters of this Report. It provides an overview of the community services sector, presenting both contextual information and high level performance information.

Sector performance indicator framework

This sector overview is based on a sector performance indicator framework and is made up of the following elements:

  • Sector objectives — three sector objectives are a précis of the key objectives of the community services sector.
  • Sector-wide indicators — sector-wide indicators are high level indicators which cut across community services.
  • Service-specific indicators — information from the service-specific performance indicator frameworks that relate to community services. Discussed in more detail in chapters 13, 14, 15 and 16, the service-specific frameworks provide comprehensive information on the equity, effectiveness and efficiency of these services.

Sector objectives

    • Promote the wellbeing and independence of older people and their carers
    • People with disability and their carers have an enhanced quality of life and participate as valued members of the community
    • Children and young people are safe and well

Sector-wide indicators

    • Wellbeing of older people
    • Independence of older people and their carers
    • Quality of life for people with disability
    • Participation of people with disability and their carers in the community
    • Jobless families with children
    • Improving child development

Service-specific performance indicator frameworks

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