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My Seven Takeaways From the NDIS Leaders Breakfast

Fran Connelley, Wednesday, 20th March 2019 -  In case you wanted to be there and couldn’t make it, here’s a summary of Fran Connelley’s personal key takeaways from the NDIS Leaders Breakfast held at the ICC in Sydney last

Disability Services Fighting to Stay Afloat

Luke Michael, Thursday, 21st February 2019 -  Disability providers are struggling to meet the needs of their clients under the National Disability Insurance Scheme, according to a new report that warns the sustainability of

Disability Groups Divided Over Support for Australian Disability Enterprises

Luke Michael, Friday, 25th January 2019 -  Disability groups are split on whether Labor’s plan to direct government contracts to disability enterprises is a good move, with critics of the plan saying people with disability

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

Disability Sector Calls For $220 Million Industry Investment Fund

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 21st November 2018 -  Disability service providers are calling on the government to urgently invest $220 million into the sector, to prevent organisations collapsing under the growing costs of transitioning

Greens Call to Extend Royal Commission to Disability Sector

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 19th September 2018 -  Greens Senator Jordon Steele-John says he “will not rest” until the aged care royal commission is expanded to cover the disability sector, despite concerns this would “dilute”

Virtual Reality to Revolutionise Training for Disability Support

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 5th September 2018 -  A disability service provider hopes to revolutionise support training in the disability sector, unveiling a prototype for a virtual reality training tool.   The House with No

Global Partnership Offers Prospect of More Jobs for People With Disability

Maggie Coggan, Friday, 24th August 2018 -  A global real estate and facilities management service provider has partnered with National Disability Services’ (NDS) BuyAbility program, aiming to provide more employment

Disability Sector Welcomes NDIS Funding Commitment

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 8th May 2018 -  The disability sector has welcomed the federal government’s commitment to fully fund the National Disability Insurance Scheme, and called for attention to now be turned to fixing

Disability Service Providers Losing Confidence in NDIS

Luke Michael, Monday, 4th December 2017 -  Business confidence in the disability services sector has slumped due to problems with the implementation of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), according to a new

‘Learn From Our Mistakes’ – UK Expert Warns On Australian NDIS Transition

Lina Caneva, Monday, 28th August 2017 -  Drawing on the experience of the United Kingdom in delivering a social care approach similar to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), a high-profile UK analyst has urged

The NDIS Must Maintain Separation

Jackie Softly, Tuesday, 4th July 2017 -  If the National Disability Insurance Scheme is to devolve its planning role to other organisations, it would make sense to utilise peer support people and organisations’ expertise
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