NDIS NEWS | TALKING DISABILITY

New NDIS data demonstrates a drop in wait times

Tags NDIS Accessibility Posted 1 week 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 3 weeks 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 3 weeks 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 Posted 3 weeks 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 Posted 1 month 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 Posted 1 month 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 1 month 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 3 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 3 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 3 months 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 months 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 3 months 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 4 months 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 4 months 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 4 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 5 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 5 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