Disability Section

Roles and Functions

Being the Government’s focal point agency for Disability, the sections primary role is to coordinate the policy implementation in collaboration with stakeholders and developmental partners. 

Vision and Mission Statement 

The policy is the national strategic plan for the disability sector with the vision: "Remove Barriers, Make Rights Real," focusing PNG on addressing the overarching challenge where many people view PLWDs as needing to overcome obstacles on their own, without realising the need for society as a whole to also actively break down barriers to improve participation and enable equal rights for PLWDs.

The vision of the revised National Policy on Disability 2015 – 2025 is:

 “Remove Barriers, Make Rights Real”

 And the Goal is;

Establish and strengthen policy implementation, infrastructure and coordinated systems to improve the lives of Persons With Disabilities on an equal basis with all others.

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