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Productivity Commission Report Identifies Information to Mitigate NDIS Risks

Alison Blake, Tuesday, 31st October 2017 -  The recent Productivity Commission Report on NDIS Costs brings into question whether government policy and its culture around information sharing needs an overhaul, writes Alison

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Shifting the Dial: From Profits and Process to Community Building

David Crosbie, Thursday, 26th October 2017 -  The Productivity Commission report Shifting the Dial released this week challenges national policy makers and undermines the positions of some of the most powerful vested interests

Doubts NDIS Timeline Can Be Met – Productivity Commission

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 19th October 2017 -  The scale, pace and nature of the changes occurring with the introduction of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) are key long-term concerns with doubts that the current

Sector Says Human Service Provision Needs Overhaul to Empower the Consumer

Rachel McFadden, Tuesday, 18th July 2017 -  A peak body for the community sector is calling for a “complete” overhaul of human services provision. In its submission on the “game-changing” draft report from the Productivity

A Brief History of the NDIS – Timeline

Wendy Williams, Friday, 30th June 2017 -  The National Disability Insurance Scheme is Australia’s biggest social policy project since Medicare. As we reach the one year milestone since the national rollout began, Pro

Productivity Commission Warns NDIS is at Risk

Rachel McFadden, Friday, 16th June 2017 -  The success and financial sustainability of the NDIS is at risk, a position paper from the Productivity Commission has found. The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Costs…

Game Changing Report for Human Service Provision

Wendy Williams, Friday, 2nd June 2017 -  Recommendations made by the Productivity Commission into human services provision could prove to be a “game changer” according to the social sector. The Productivity Commission…

The Long Road to Charity Reform

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 1st June 2017 -  It’s widely accepted that a range of regulatory, institutional and funding reforms are needed to enhance the Australian charity sector’s effectiveness… this was true in

Wake Up Call As Employment Rates For People With Disability Go ‘Backwards’

Wendy Williams, Monday, 30th January 2017 -  A report showing employment rates for people with disability are going “backwards” should serve as a “wake up call” to the government, according to disability advocates.

Calls for Transparency in Affordable Housing Funding

Ellie Cooper, Wednesday, 25th January 2017 -  The peak body for housing associations in New South Wales has called for greater transparency on where affordable housing money is spent, following a report that reveals a decline

NDIS Review To Examine Sustainability and Costs

Ellie Cooper, Monday, 23rd January 2017 -  The federal government has announced that a Productivity Commission review into the National Disability Insurance Scheme will investigate its sustainability and costs. Treasurer

How NFPs Can Make Inroads into Better Consumer Outcomes – PC Report

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 6th December 2016 -  Competition within the social housing sector and initiatives around government-commissioned welfare funding are two areas the not-for-profit sector can make innovative inroads…
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