The recent release of the Q&S rules have important implications for SDA providers, writes Brent Woolgar.
Worker screening units will be established in each State & Territory and all workers will need to apply for clearance.
South Australia made the small but vital announcement last week to slow down their rollout schedule. Sara discusses how this was the decision they had to make, and why other States should follow their lead.
The new Quality and Safeguarding Framework includes a focus area providers have not seen before-developmental. Leighton explores what this focus area could look like in practice.
Did you know entrepreneurship rates in Australia are 50% higher among people with a disability? In this article, Sara profiles three successful small businesses run by a young person with a disability.
At long last, the NDIA has released SDA market data. But the picture it paints is not what we had hoped for, writes Brent Woolgar.
147 projects have been funded under the most recent funding round for Jurisdictional and National ILC Grants.
Sara explores Most Significant Change, a helpful tool for investigating your organisation’s impact on the lives of the people it supports.
The Agency have announced the nine recommendations from the McKinsey Pricing Review that they will be implementing in July 2018.
The long awaited SDA Provider and Investor Brief has finally been released and there is not much good news, writes Brent Woolgar.
Serco runs private prisons and 11 of Australia’s onshore immigration detention centres and now they will be running the NDIS’ contact centres.
We urge the NDIA to rethink their bizarre decision to remove Peer Workers from the list of professions able to deliver Support Coordination.
The sector is scrambling to adjust to the new Quality and Safeguarding Framework. Roland explores how providers could use this challenge to improve the protection of participant's rights and get better outcomes.
The time between getting accepted into the NDIS and receiving your first plan can feel like forever. This handy tip sheets examines supports available for participants whilst they wait.
Everybody wants to be an insider. Sally discusses what the characteristics are of insiders in the disability community, and how providers can become one.
Reports written by health and allied health professionals have a lot of power in the NDIS, but often the people writing them are not disability natives. This handy toolkit supports practitioners to get the best outcome for participants.
As we approach the 2-year mark for Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) Luke reflects on how far the market has come and where it is headed in 2018.
SDA without a comparable Supported Independent Living (SIL) policy is useless, it cannot service the needs of people with disabilities. But, as Brent explains, they are currently not sufficiently linked in policy or practice, potentially having serious consequences for participant's rights.
These handy links should help you on your journey to learn everything you can about the new NDIS Quality and Safeguarding Framework.