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Explaining coronavirus and COVID-19

Tags NDIS Conditions Accessibility Advice Research Posted 6 days ago by Rebecca St Clair

The coronavirus currently spreading around the world is also known as COVID-19.  Read more

New measures to support participants and providers during COVID-19

Tags NDIS Accessibility Industry Posted 6 days ago by Rebecca St Clair

New measures have been announced to ensure support is in place for National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) partic… Read more

$85 million grant round opens to help Australians with disability

Tags NDIS Accessibility Industry Posted 1 week ago by Rebecca St Clair

Australians living with a disability are set to benefit from new funding to increase community participation, after t… Read more

Newstart obligations for disabled “unrealistic”

Tags NDIS Accessibility Employment Research Posted 2 weeks ago by Rebecca St Clair

Newstart Allowance recipients who have disabilities or are sick face “unrealistic’  Read more

ROYAL COMMISSION: Lack of appropriate treatment in health care

Tags NDIS User Stories Accessibility Research Posted 3 weeks ago by Rebecca St Clair

The Disability Royal Commission continued its Sydney hearings last week into how people with an intellectual disabili… Read more

ROYAL COMMISSION: Australia's healthcare system not prepared

Tags NDIS Conditions User Stories Accessibility Advice Research Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca St Clair

The Disability Royal Commission has been told Australia's healthcare system lacks data and is not prepared for th… Read more

​ROYAL COMMISSION: Mistreatment and miscommunication at heart of healthcare

Tags NDIS Accessibility Advice Research Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca St Clair

The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability started its first round… Read more

New NDIS data demonstrates a drop in wait times

Tags NDIS Accessibility Industry Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca St Clair

Data released this week as a part of the National Disability Insurance Scheme’s (NDIS) Quarterly Report shows that … Read more

Boost to flexibility in transport funding for NDIS participants

Tags NDIS Accessibility Transport Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca St Clair

This week, Minister for the National Disability and Insurance Scheme (NDIS), Stuart Robert, announced greater flexibi… Read more

People with severe mental illness face difficulties accessing NDIS

Tags NDIS Accessibility Mental Health Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca St Clair

Those with severe mental illness are facing additional problems accessing the National Disability Insurance Scheme (N… Read more

Businesses awarded grants to help build the NDIS provider market

Tags NDIS Finance Industry Posted 2 months ago by Rebecca St Clair

446 businesses across Australia will share in approximately $9 million of funding from the Government to help their t… Read more

Australia’s disaster planning needs to include those with disability

Tags NDIS Advice Industry Posted 2 months ago by Rebecca St Clair

Australians across the country have faced a harrowing start to this year's bushfire season, with houses lost, lives l… Read more

The 2019 Disability Royal Commission progress report and what's happening in 2020

Tags NDIS Accessibility Advice Industry Posted 2 months ago by Rebecca St Clair

The Royal Commission into the Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability has this week relea… Read more

Tune review highlights NDIS has a long way to go as wait times cause deaths

Tags NDIS Posted 2 months ago by Rebecca St Clair

An independent review into the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) was released today highlighting frustratio… Read more

Next step being taken for the National Disability Strategy

Tags NDIS Accessibility Research Posted 3 months ago by Rebecca St Clair

The current National Disability Strategy, which aims to create an inclusive and informed approach to all Government p… Read more

ROYAL COMMISSION: People with disability deserve the right to live independently

Tags NDIS Accommodation Posted 3 months ago by Liz Alderslade

The last three days of the Royal Commission into the Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disabil… Read more

ROYAL COMMISSION: Strict rules and inconsistent care

Tags NDIS Accommodation Advice Research Posted 3 months ago by Liz Alderslade

The third sitting of the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability st… Read more

Government strengthens Younger People in Residential Aged Care Action Plan target

Tags NDIS Accessibility Accommodation Posted 4 months ago by Liz Alderslade

Following the release of the Aged Care Royal Commission Interim Report, the Government has responded to the issue of … Read more

Making work accessible for everyone

Tags NDIS Employment Posted 4 months ago by Liz Alderslade

The Australian Government initiative, AccessAbility Day, kicks off today, allowing employers to connect with job seek… Read more

Minister promises big future changes for the NDIS

Tags NDIS Accessibility Posted 4 months ago by Liz Alderslade

Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Stuart Robert addressed the National Press Club in Canbe… Read more