NDIS NEWS | TALKING DISABILITY

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

Tags NDIS Finance Posted 1 year ago by Liz Alderslade

The Federal Government recently announced that they have put the budget into surplus, but outlined that an estimated $4.… Read more

People with disability share their stories at Aged Care Royal Commission

Tags NDIS User Stories Posted 1 year ago by Nicole Pope

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

NDIS under inquiry microscope

Tags NDIS Accessibility Accommodation Posted 1 year ago by Nicole Pope

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

NDIS celebrates two huge milestones

Tags NDIS Posted 1 year ago by Nicole Pope

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

AAT rules sex therapy funding falls under the NDIS

Tags NDIS Posted 1 year ago by Nicole Pope

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

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

Tags NDIS Conditions Accessibility Posted 1 year ago by Nicole Pope

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

NDIS and health services to provide disability-related health supports

Tags NDIS Conditions Finance Posted 1 year ago by Nicole Pope

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

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

Tags NDIS Finance Posted 1 year ago by Nicole Pope

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

Plan to help children access early intervention supports, quicker

Tags NDIS Finance Accessibility Posted 1 year ago by Nicole Pope

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

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

Tags NDIS Finance Posted 1 year ago by Nicole Pope

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

New innovative housing sets benchmark for specialist disability accommodation

Tags NDIS Accessibility Accommodation Posted 1 year ago by Nicole Pope

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

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 funded … 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 curre… 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 despera… 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 funded… 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 increase… 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 Dis… 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 Sche… 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 to … 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, effecti… Read more