NDIS NEWS | TALKING DISABILITY

Groundbreaking conclusion challenges "reasonable and necessary" NDIS funding criteria

Tags NDIS Posted 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year ago by Nicole Pope

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

NDIS Quarterly Report shows improved participant experience but issues remain

Tags NDIS Finance Research Posted 1 year ago by Nicole Pope

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Quarterly Report has shown a record 32,000 participants entered the S… Read more

Labor and Liberal Governments commit to a better NDIS

Tags NDIS Posted 1 year ago by Nicole Pope

The Morrison Government has announced a plan to improve the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and continue … Read more

NDIA Chief Executive Officer resigns

Tags NDIS Posted 1 year ago by Nicole Pope

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) has resigned from his role, effe… Read more

Queensland Government to scrap taxi subsidy for NDIS participants

Tags NDIS Posted 1 year ago by Nicole Pope

The Queensland Government’s decision to scrap the Taxi Subsidy Scheme for National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDI… Read more

Disability market and workforce strategy re-release "old news"

Tags NDIS Education Employment Posted 1 year ago by Nicole Pope

The Federal Government’s release of a National Workforce Strategy for disability last week is “a rehash of old ne… Read more

New process to give NDIS participants simple and quick access to Assistive Technology

Tags NDIS Posted 1 year ago

Assistive Technology (AT) will be easy to replace under a simpler process set to benefit National Disability Insuran… Read more

Report reveals “increasingly precarious and frustrated” disability sector

Tags NDIS Posted 1 year ago by Nicole Pope

A report prepared from the National Disability Services’ (NDS) Annual Market Survey on the current state of the di… Read more

Information Linkages and Capacity Building grants to boost economic participation

Tags NDIS Posted 1 year ago by Nicole Pope

People with disability will benefit from increased employment support, community engagement, resources and training w… Read more

Nextt stop: improved mental health

Tags NDIS Posted 1 year ago by Nicole Pope

CONSUMER STORY - Fear can be crippling! It can keep you awake at night second guessing every noise you hear and can … Read more

National database to ensure safe and quality workers for NDIS participants

Tags NDIS Posted 1 year ago by Nicole Pope

A new screening approach to be introduced this year will ensure safe and quality support for National Disability Insu… Read more

New reforms to Specialist Disability Accommodation announced

Tags NDIS Finance Accessibility Accommodation Posted 1 year ago by Nicole Pope

The announcement of new reforms to Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) will address the outcomes of a review by… Read more

NDIA announces first WA ECEI partner

Tags NDIS Posted 1 year ago by Nicole Pope

The first National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) partner delivering Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) se… Read more

Incidents of sexual assault reported by NDIS participants in NSW and SA

Tags NDIS Posted 1 year ago by Nicole Pope

A number of sexual assault reports have been made by National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participants in two … Read more

NDIS launches test of new and improved website

Tags NDIS Posted 1 year ago by Nicole Pope

The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) has launched a trial of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDI… Read more