The Productivity Commission has today released its position paper on the NDIS Costs. Brent Woolgar outlines the highlights
Earlier this week, NDIS CEO David Bowen released a statement about the NDIA's approach to improving processes. In this amusing article, Support Coordinator, Sam Paior translates the statement into layman's terms.
Despite the recent flurry of activity in the SDA space, there remains a critical missing piece of the puzzle, writes Brent Woolgar.
Over the last few weeks we have learned a lot about some State Governments positions regarding their existing stock of social and disability housing. This is vital information if you are considering investment in SDA.
The snippets of information fed to DES providers on Budget Night 2017 did little more than bring further uncertainty to the sector. Perhaps the answer to better work outcomes lies somewhere buried deeply in the NDIS and the tragically under-utilised employment supports, writes John Donnon.
The successful applicants of the first round of ILC National Readiness Grants have now been announced.
Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) is a complicated beast. Our NDIS Housing experts have produced a checklist with the key actions that organisations should be taking at 5 stages along the SDA journey.
The NDIS desperately need leadership that can show integrity, admit to the problems and give families reason to believe that things will get better. But instead what we've got is a plane with no pilot - and a Scheme thats funding still hangs in the balance thanks to Labor's Budget response.
The 2017 Budget confirmed that the NDIS will be fully funded by an increase in the Medicare levy. Evie looks at what this means and explores what else Budget 2017 had to say about the NDIS.
The 2017 Budget was touted as the moment we would finally know the policy intentions of the government for job seekers receiving DES supports. The reality was far more underwhelming, writes John Donnon.
The Victorian Government has released an expression of interest to identify providers that it could transfer some DHHS run services to.
The NDIA have now released the list of organisations who will be funded under the Information, Linkages & Capacity Building (ILC) program in the ACT.
Have you ever designed a seemingly innocent questionnaire for your customers and received some rather hostile responses? Brent Woolgar explores the discrimination that can occur through misguided questionnaire design.
New information out from the NDIA this week contains an unexpected (and unhappy) surprise for NSW SDA providers and confirms that SDA is ploughing ahead in Victoria and other states. Brent Woolgar explores the detail.
After 3.5 years of NDIS transition, Rob Woolley looks back on what he would have done differently if he had his time again.
After much deliberation by governments, the NDIS Specialist Disability Accommodation Rule has been made public. Luke Bo'sher outlines the key points of this long awaited piece of policy.
In-kind funding is potentially the biggest threat to choice and control in NDIS housing and much of the detail about why is in the just published Specialist Disability Accommodation Rule, writes Luke Bo'sher.
What is the right culture for the NDIS, a quasi-marketplace with disruptive service models and ad hoc decision making? Roland and Vanessa outline the 6 crucial pieces of the puzzle.