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Disability Royal Commission: Strict rules and inconsistent care

Tags NDIS Accommodation Advice Research Posted 2 days 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 2 weeks ago by Liz Alderslade

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

Community shares anger and frustration with Government

Tags NDIS User Stories Advice Research Posted 3 weeks ago by Liz Alderslade

The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability held their second Adela… Read more

Younger people with disability need to be removed from aged care

Tags NDIS Accommodation Posted 1 month ago by Liz Alderslade

The Interim Report from the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety has recommended the removal of all you… Read more

New CEO of the NDIA board revealed

Tags NDIS Posted 1 month ago by Liz Alderslade

After nearly a six month vacancy, the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Disability Insurance Agency (… Read more

Autism peak body’s helpline goes national

Tags NDIS Autism Posted 1 month ago by Liz Alderslade

Victorian autism advocacy group, Amaze, has received a grant from the Federal Government to run an information helpli… Read more

NDIS uptake by people with psychosocial disability lower than expected

Tags NDIS Conditions Accessibility Posted 2 months ago by Liz Alderslade

A report from the National Mental Health Commission (NMHC) has highlighted that the Government isn’t doing enough t… Read more

Government budget balance result of "short-changing" and underspending on NDIS

Tags NDIS Finance Posted 2 months ago by Liz Alderslade

The Federal Government recently announced that they have put the budget into surplus, but outlined that an estimated … Read more

People with disability share their stories at Aged Care Royal Commission

Tags NDIS User Stories Posted 2 months ago by Nicole Pope

A National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participant has shared his story at the Royal Commission into Aged Care… Read more

NDIS under inquiry microscope

Tags NDIS Accessibility Accommodation Posted 3 months ago by Nicole Pope

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will be placed under the microscope during three new inquiries into p… Read more

NDIS celebrates two huge milestones

Tags NDIS Posted 4 months ago by Nicole Pope

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) has reached a significant milestone with more than 300,000 Australian… Read more

AAT rules sex therapy funding falls under the NDIS

Tags NDIS Posted 4 months ago by Nicole Pope

People with disability could be funded for sex therapy under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) followin… Read more

Accessible NDIS correspondence available to people who are blind or vision impaired

Tags NDIS Conditions Accessibility Posted 5 months ago by Nicole Pope

Correspondence sent out by the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) to its participants will now be accessible… Read more

NDIS and health services to provide disability-related health supports

Tags NDIS Conditions Finance Posted 5 months ago by Nicole Pope

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and health services will now work together to support people with dis… Read more

Organisations receive funding to develop resources and tools to build provider capacity

Tags NDIS Finance Posted 5 months ago by Nicole Pope

Ten peak disability bodies and organisations will receive a share of $5.7 million in funding under the National Disab… Read more

Plan to help children access early intervention supports, quicker

Tags NDIS Finance Accessibility Posted 5 months ago by Nicole Pope

A new plan by the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) will help children with disability access Early Childho… Read more

New NDIS price guide gives rural and regional providers a pay rise

Tags NDIS Finance Posted 5 months ago by Nicole Pope

Disability service providers servicing areas considered remote and very remote will receive double the income for the… Read more

New innovative housing sets benchmark for specialist disability accommodation

Tags NDIS Accessibility Accommodation Posted 5 months ago by Nicole Pope

Clients living with complex intellectual disability and receiving support from Melbourne-based disability service pro… Read more