Close Search
 
MEDIA, JOBS & RESOURCES for the COMMON GOOD

Tag : NDS

Disability service provider capacity in focus

Danielle Kutchel, Wednesday, 22nd February 2023 -  The capacity of disability service providers has come into sharp focus at the Disability Royal Commission. As the disability sector grapples with workforce shortages, the Disability

Staffing challenges for disability sector: report

Danielle Kutchel, Tuesday, 9th August 2022 -  In some areas people with disability are waiting months for allied health services due to a shortage of staff, according to a new report. People with disability may be at risk due to

Hundreds answer call to defend NDIS

Danielle Kutchel, Wednesday, 4th May 2022 -  “It’s been so difficult historically for people with disability and families to get heard and be treated like their concerns are worthy and important enough to consider” Over

NDIS creates $52 billion economic boost

Luke Michael, Thursday, 11th November 2021 -  A new report says the economic impact of the NDIS is significant, even compared to other types of government spending  Underfunding the National Disability Insurance Scheme could

Disability support workers ‘underequipped and overlooked’ during COVID-19

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 5th May 2020 -  The disability workforce feels it has been disregarded in Australia’s pandemic response  There is an urgent lack of personal protective equipment available for disability

NDIS not yet in tune with the needs of participants

Luke Michael, Monday, 20th January 2020 -  Disability advocates say there needs to be a stronger focus on fair access to the scheme  The Morrison government has vowed to cut wait times and red tape for National Disability Insurance

Disability groups call for better quality plans in NDIS review

Luke Michael, Monday, 12th August 2019 -  The Morrison government’s review of the National Disability Insurance Scheme must focus on improving the quality of plans, and not just on cutting wait times and red tape, disability

Why the NDIS needs a pricing shake up

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 24th July 2019 -  The National Disability Insurance Scheme needs greater pricing flexibility to reflect local differences in costs across remote parts of Australia, experts say. Researchers at

The one-handed drummer who found his perfect partner

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 9th July 2019 -  It had been nine years since drummer Bryan Carey had last performed on stage. But playing his first gig since being diagnosed with a brain tumour, he felt completely at home. Bryan’s

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.  

Victoria secures NDIS funding certainty

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 18th June 2019 -  Victoria has settled a bitter feud with the Commonwealth over National Disability Insurance Scheme funding after signing a long-term agreement with the federal government.   Under

‘It’s a disgrace’: Criminal syndicate allegedly targets NDIS participants

Luke Michael, Thursday, 23rd May 2019 -  Disability advocates say the onus is on the National Disability Insurance Agency to better screen providers, after members of an organised crime syndicate were arrested for allegedly
  • News categories

  • Featured suppliers


    Yes we’re lawyers, but we do a lot more....

    Moores

    pba inverse logo
    Subscribe Twitter Facebook
    ×