IHC makes submissions to government to make sure that the interests of people with intellectual disabilities and their families are considered in proposed new laws or policies. We also make submissions on discussion papers, reports and reviews.

Submission to the Health and Disability System Review

Submission to the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Fourth Periodic Report of New Zealand

Submission on the Children, Young Persons and Their Families (Oranga Tamariki) Legislation Bill

Joint CCS, DPA and IHC Submission on the Family and Whānau Violence Legislation Bill

IHC submission: Social Security Legislation Rewrite Bill 2016

IHC feedback New Zealand Disability Strategy revision: First public consultation

Joint submission CCS Disability Action, IHC & DPA - Better family violence law review

IHC Submission to the Disabled Children: voluntary out-of-home placement review

Productivity Commission report: More Effective Social Services

IHC Submission on the Ministry of Social Development's Discussion Document: Employment, Participation and Inclusion Services: Draft proposals for changes to vocational services

Read the full submission on the Ministry of Social Development's Discussion document: Employment, Participation and Inclusion Services

Submission to CRPD Committee Discussion Day Right to Education - March 2015

Submission into the Inquiry into the identification and support for students with the significant challenges of dyslexia, dyspraxia, and autism spectrum disorders in primary and secondary schools

Submission on the Draft Disability and Learning Support Action Plan

Comment on Healthy Homes Standards

Comment on reform of the Residential Tenancies Act 1986

Comment on Draft National Ethical Standards for Health and Disability Research

Comment on New Zealand Health Research Strategy

Submission to Finance and Expenditure Committee: Budget Policy Statement 2018

Submission to the Social Services and Community Committee on the Child Poverty Reduction Bill 2018

Submission to the Governance and Administration Committee on the Local Government (Community Wellbeing) Amendment Bill 2018

Submission on Mental Health and Addiction Inquiry

Submission on proposed changes to National Health Index (NHI) system and HISO, the Consumer Health Identity Standard

Children's Sector Joint Submission on the Child Poverty Reduction Bill

Joint Submission on New Zealand's 3rd UPR

Submission to the Justice Committee on the End of Life Choice Bill 2017

Feedback on New Zealand Government Draft Report to UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Submission to the Independent Panel considering the 2014 changes to the family justice system

Submission to Welfare Expert Advisory Group

Submission on the initial Child and Youth Wellbeing Strategy

Submission on Budget Policy Statement 2019

Submission on He taonga te tamaiti: Every child a taonga - Strategic plan for early learning 2019-29

Submission on Arms Amendment Bill

Submission on Reform of Vocational Education

Submission on Minimum Wage Exemption Scheme

Submission on Tomorrow's Schools Review

Submission on Education and Training Bill Consultation

2019 IHC Annual General Meeting Notice

Submission to the Royal Commission of Inquiry into Abuse in Care

Response to the Guidelines on the Right to a Decent Home in Aotearoa

Submission on the Education and Training Bill

Submission on the New Zealand Public Health and Disability Amendment Bill

Submission to Stats NZ on 2023 Census

Submission to the Parliamentary Education and Workforce Committee’s inquiry into school attendance

Submission to Stats NZ on 2023 Disability Survey

Submission on the Oversight of Oranga Tamariki System and Children and Young People's Commission Bill

IHC Submission to High Needs Review

Submission to Parliamentary Social Services and Community Committee about the Accessibility for New Zealanders Bill