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Australia is at the precipice of an economic calamity: The NDIS is the solution

Laura O’Reilly, Friday, 17th April 2020 -  The National Disability Insurance Scheme is a vital piece of national infrastructure which has enormous potential to be used extremely effectively throughout this looming challenge,

Psychosocial Disability Stream Added to NDIS

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 10th October 2018 -  The mental health sector is celebrating the announcement of a psychosocial stream for the National Disability Insurance Scheme, but advocates say more needs to be done for people

Accounting Model Highlights Social Impact of Government Spending

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 12th September 2018 -  A framework measuring the impact of government projects will revolutionise the way social investment is measured, an expert believes.     Richard Holden, a UNSW professor of economics

Labor Demands Explanation Over Alleged NDIS Portal Shutdown

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 10th September 2018 -  Labor is demanding the federal government explain the ramifications of a privacy breach which allegedly saw an temporary shutdown of the National Disability Insurance Scheme online

Social Economy is the Workforce of the Future

Luke Michael, Thursday, 6th September 2018 -  The social economy is the workforce of the future, according to a new report, which says outdated perceptions of the social services sector must change.   The Future Social Service

Disability Program Review Calls for Public Input

Eisha Gupta , Wednesday, 27th April 2016 -  The federal government is asking Not for Profits to provide input into the review of the National Disability Advocacy Program (NDAP) to ensure the organisation meets the needs of

Carers’ Role in NDIS Uncertain

Xavier Smerdon, Thursday, 9th October 2014 -  The future of support for carers is “highly uncertain” as NSW transitions towards the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), according to a new report by peak…


Re-Engineering to be Market Ready for NDIS

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 14th August 2014 -  The roll out of the National Disability Insurance Scheme will force disability providers to open their doors to a new way of doing things and offers a chance to completely reinvent

NDIS Conference Starts ‘Adult Conversation’

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 12th August 2014 -  The national conference on the National Disability Insurance Scheme has allowed for a much more “adult conversation” on the scheme’s rollout, says conference…

Parliamentary Report on NDIS Released

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 30th July 2014 -  The first Report of the Parliamentary Joint Standing Committee on the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) has pointed to gaps in the service and a lack of full-time disability…

NDIS Rollout Risks – Bonyhady

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 9th July 2014 -  Rolling out the National Disability Insurance Scheme too fast risks driving up costs through inflation, the chairman of the board of the National Disability Insurance Agency, Dr…

Conference to Deliver NDIS Report Card

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 20th May 2014 -  A two-day National Conference on the National Disability Insurance Scheme in August is expected to act as a “report card” on the scheme’s first year of state-based…
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