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Morrison government unveils plan for ‘last 20 per cent’ of NDIS rollout

Luke Michael, Monday, 18th November 2019 -  The government acknowledged some people were still facing long delays getting on the scheme   Disability advocates have welcomed the Morrison government’s plan to deliver the

NDIS underspend helps return budget to the brink of surplus

Luke Michael, Friday, 20th September 2019 -  The federal government spent $4.6 billion less on the National Disability Insurance Scheme than expected because of delays getting people into the program, new budget figures reveal.

Government boosts prices for remote NDIS providers

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 26th June 2019 -  Remote National Disability Insurance Scheme providers are set to benefit from major price rises but advocates have criticised a lack of clarity around what this means for participants. 

Morrison vows to prioritise NDIS following election win

Luke Michael, Monday, 20th May 2019 -  Newly re-elected Prime Minister Scott Morrison says fixing problems in the National Disability Insurance Scheme will be an immediate priority for the federal government, as the

Sector slams ‘haphazard’ approach to budget lock-up

Luke Michael, Friday, 29th March 2019 -  Community groups say they will not be silenced by the federal government despite a move from Treasury to reduce the sector’s presence in this year’s budget lock-up.   Social sector

Advocates fight plan to use surplus NDIS funds to boost budget

Luke Michael, Thursday, 28th March 2019 -  Disability groups are demanding that the Morrison government keep any unspent National Disability Insurance Scheme money within the scheme, after reports emerged the funds will

Disability Royal Commission a Step Closer

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 13th March 2019 -  Prime Minister Scott Morrison has committed the federal government to fully funding the disability royal commission, as the draft terms of reference for the inquiry are released.

Disability Advocates Call For NDIS Funding Certainty

Luke Michael, Monday, 29th October 2018 -  Disability groups are demanding assurances that National Disability Insurance Scheme funding is secure and fully covered into the future, after it emerged $3.9 billion originally

NDIA Plan Review Process Slammed by Ombudsman

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 16th May 2018 -  People with disability are waiting up to nine months to have their National Disability Insurance Scheme plans successfully reviewed, a new report from the Commonwealth ombudsman

Disability Sector Welcomes NDIS Funding Commitment

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 8th May 2018 -  The disability sector has welcomed the federal government’s commitment to fully fund the National Disability Insurance Scheme, and called for attention to now be turned to fixing

People With Disability Demand Action to Fund and Fix NDIS

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 2nd May 2018 -  Thousands of people with disability, their families and sector workers are demanding action to fix the National Disability Insurance Scheme, as a new report reveals the scheme could

Disability Housing Crisis Report

Xavier Smerdon, Tuesday, 28th April 2015 -  The NDIS advocacy Not for Profit, Every Australian Counts, has launched a report warning of a massive disability housing shortfall within the next five years. The NFP said the report
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