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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’s

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

Family Faces ‘Devastating’ Loss of Support for Son with Disability

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 11th September 2018 -  A mother says she faces a “devastating” loss of short-term accommodation for her son with disability, and is calling for greater access to this support under the National Disability

Government Set to Increase NDIA Staff Cap

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 28th August 2018 -  The federal government is increasing the National Disability Insurance Agency’s staff cap, as part of a suite of workforce changes designed to deliver a “better experience”

Disability Advocates Welcome Pledge to Remove NDIA Staff Cap

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 8th August 2018 -  Labor’s pledge to remove the arbitrary National Disability Insurance Agency staff cap has been welcomed by disability advocates, who say they do not want any more money spent on

Suspicions Raised Over Autism Advocacy Group Agenda

Luke Michael, Thursday, 21st June 2018 -  The federal government has announced the establishment of an Autism Advisory Group, but suspicions have been raised that the group’s agenda is about excluding people with autism

‘Critical Gap’ for Young People With Disability In Nursing Homes Under NDIS

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 12th June 2018 -  A lack of clarity around who qualifies for the National Disability Insurance Scheme is causing young people in nursing homes to fall through a “critical gap” between the health

NDIA ‘Concerned’ About Record Level of Complaints

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 29th May 2018 -  The National Disability Insurance Agency has admitted it is “concerned” about the record level of complaints it is receiving, after new figures revealed the agency received

Making Disability Support Work Across Real Lives

Contributor, Monday, 28th May 2018 -  The National Disability Insurance Scheme is a game changer, but the challenge is to make it work across people’s life course, from education and housing, to social participation

NDIS Eligibility for People With Autism Under Review

Luke Michael, Monday, 21st May 2018 -  It has been confirmed that eligibility rules for people with autism under the National Disability Insurance Scheme are under review, after a document outlining changes to direct

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
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