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The reality of the regional NDIS

Fran Connelley, Monday, 15th July 2019 -  Fran Connelley shares stories from a recent trip to central Queensland that highlight some of the NDIS-related challenges people with disabilities and service providers are facing

‘It is time for the NDIS to catch up’: Disability advocates call to fund access to sex work

Luke Michael, Friday, 12th July 2019 -  Advocacy groups are calling for the National Disability Insurance Scheme to offer funding for sex work services after a person with a disability won the right to have a sex therapist

Labor ‘alarmed’ by NDIA exodus

Luke Michael, Friday, 5th July 2019 -  Bill Shorten has expressed concerns about instability in the National Disability Insurance Agency after it emerged several senior staff have departed the organisation in recent

Why an AAT ruling could shake-up NDIS funding

Luke Michael, Friday, 14th June 2019 -  National Disability Insurance Scheme participants could soon get funding for a broader range of health-related supports following a major Administrative Appeals Tribunal decision.

NDIA boss quits on eve of the federal election

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 1st May 2019 -  The leadership of the National Disability Insurance Agency has been thrown into limbo after the sudden resignation of CEO Robert De Luca. The NDIA board was informed of De Luca’s immediate

Closing Market Gaps in the NDIS

Luke Michael, Thursday, 31st January 2019 -  Disability service providers are being encouraged to take part in new research to help close market gaps in the National Disability Insurance Scheme. Researchers at the Centre for

Disability Providers Held Back by Lack of Data

Luke Michael, Thursday, 24th January 2019 -  A lack of data is hampering growth in the disability sector, according to the peak body for service providers. National Disability Services CEO Chris Tanti told Pro Bono News providers

NDIS Service Providers Cautious Over Complex Needs Pricing Shake-Up

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 10th December 2018 -  A pricing-arrangement shake up for National Disability Insurance Scheme service providers working with people with complex needs has been met with caution by some providers who

Disability Groups Cautious Over NDIS Independent Assessment Pilot

Luke Michael, Monday, 12th November 2018 -  Disability advocates say they will be closely watching an independent assessments trial to ensure it achieves its stated aims of fairer access and planning decisions for National

NDIS Lacks Data Transparency

Luke Michael, Monday, 22nd October 2018 -  The National Disability Insurance Scheme needs to release more market data so providers can offer services where help is needed most, a new report says.  The Centre for Social Impact

Caution Needed Over Autism Diagnosis Guidelines

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 17th October 2018 -  Peak autism bodies say while new national diagnosing standards will help people with autism get better support, the autism community needs to closely watch how it affects access

Choice and Control At Risk For NDIS Participants

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 25th September 2018 -  Choice and control for National Disability Insurance Scheme participants is at risk due to critical workforce shortages and inadequate market supervision, a parliamentary committee
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