NDIS NEWS | TALKING DISABILITY

New CEO of the NDIA board revealed

Tags NDIS Posted 6 days 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 week 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 3 weeks 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 2 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 months ago by Nicole Pope

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

Groundbreaking conclusion challenges "reasonable and necessary" NDIS funding criteria

Tags NDIS Posted 4 months ago by Nicole Pope

Australians living with swallowing difficulties, such as dysphagia, could soon have required nutritional support fund… Read more

New paper shares positive NDIS experiences

Tags NDIS User Stories Research Posted 4 months ago by Nicole Pope

Independent social-profit organisation, JFA Purple Orange has released a paper sharing the positive experiences of cu… Read more

NDIS service providers “scale down” disability support

Tags NDIS Posted 4 months ago by Nicole Pope

People with disability living in New South Wales (NSW) and the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) will begin the des… Read more

Report provides a snapshot of National Disability Agreement

Tags NDIS Research Posted 4 months ago by Nicole Pope

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) has released a report recapping disability support services fun… Read more

Grants help NDIS provide better supports in regional Victoria

Tags NDIS Finance Posted 4 months ago by Nicole Pope

Organisations providing disability support services in regional Victoria could soon benefit from grants helping incre… Read more

Peak bodies turn to ensuring re-elected Government fulfils NDIS promise

Tags NDIS Posted 5 months ago by Nicole Pope

Peak disability bodies are urging the re-elected Liberal Government to turn its attention to fulfilling its National … Read more