There is much anticipation around Finance Minister Robertson's second Budget, and stakeholders are lining up to put pressure on the Government to get their slice of cake.
Doctors and nurses have been on strike. Teachers are organising a mega strike. The mental health sector has had a major review that will no doubt call for more resourcing.
The disability sector is anxiously awaiting the Budget to see if there is going to be any additional funding. This sector is reported to be in a funding crisis.
Months ago there were rumours circulating that the disability support services component of the