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COVID-19 contract, lease and consumer law considerations for NDIS Providers

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

OPINION - COVID-19 has created a number of regulatory and other legal issues that impact NDIS providers. Read more

Funding announced to support Australians most at risk during COVID-19

Tags NDIS Autism Down Syndrome Accessibility Employment Posted 2 months ago by Rebecca St Clair

The Federal Government has announced they are committing more than $154 million to support vulnerable Australians, in… Read more

COVID-19 employment considerations for NDIS providers

Tags NDIS Accessibility Employment Advice Industry Posted 2 months ago

OPINION PIECE - The COVID-19 pandemic has placed immense strain on the economy and raises complex legal problems for … Read more

Priority home delivery for NDIS participants

Tags NDIS Accessibility Posted 2 months ago by Rebecca St Clair

A new priority service launched this Monday in partnership with some of Australia’s biggest supermarkets to provide… Read more

Explaining coronavirus and COVID-19

Tags NDIS Conditions Accessibility Advice Research Posted 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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 4 months 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 4 months 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 4 months 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 4 months 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 5 months 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 5 months 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 6 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 6 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