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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

Study to Seek Affordable Transport Model For People With Disability

Luke Michael, Thursday, 1st November 2018 -  Making it easier for people with disability to travel will be the focus of new research into the transport challenges posed by the National Disability Insurance Scheme. Leading West

Time’s Up: Issues Faced by Young People in Residential Aged Care

Contributor, Tuesday, 30th October 2018 -  La Trobe University Professor Jacinta Douglas examines how young people with disability end up in aged care, and how we can change these people’s lives for the better.   When someone

In Five Minutes, Learn About the NDIS Audit Process

Bruce Nixon, Tuesday, 30th October 2018 -  Registration and renewal can be a daunting process for the National Disability Insurance Scheme, writes Centro ASSIST CEO Bruce Nixon, who offers his tips for navigating your NDIS

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

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

NDIS Fraud Squad Makes First Arrest

Luke Michael, Friday, 19th October 2018 -  A man accused of stealing more than $400,000 from the National Disability Insurance Scheme has been charged by the government’s NDIS fraud squad.   Police allege the 34-year-old

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

Disability Advocacy in NSW Under Threat

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 3rd October 2018 -  Disability advocacy groups in New South Wales face an uncertain future, with the state government set to cut all advocacy funding leaving a gap in support for the disability community.  

NDIS an Illusion For People With Complex Needs

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 3rd October 2018 -  Many National Disability Insurance Scheme recipients with complex and challenging support needs are not seeing the benefits the NDIS is meant to deliver, Victoria’s Public Advocate

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Why the WA Disability Sector Needs a HR Overhaul

Dayna Edwards, Tuesday, 2nd October 2018 -  Disability service providers will need to reassess their HR and recruitment strategies as the National Disability Insurance Scheme rolls out across Western Australia, writes

Cartoon to Help Call Out Dodgy NDIS Care

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 2nd October 2018 -  It’s hoped a multilingual cartoon will encourage people with disability to speak up about dodgy care under the National Disability Insurance Scheme in Northern Territory. The
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