The NDIA has now completed its Local Area Coordination (LAC) tender process in the 2017 roll out regions in VIC, SA, QLD & ACT. The following four organisations will be acting as LACs:
- Barossa, Light & Lower North
- Northern Adelaide
- Central Highlands
- Ovens Murray
- Wimmera South West (formally known as Western District)
- Inner East Melbourne
- Inner Gippsland
- Outer East Melbourne
The precedent set by the case of LMNT v. the NDIA at the Administrative Appeals Tribunal will force the Agency to completely rethink how it creates childhood plans. Friend of DSC Sam Prior gives you the lowdown on what every carer and provider needs to know.
The Pathways Review was released without much fanfare earlier this week. But this important document offers hope that change is afoot, writes Sara Gingold.
The NDIA have made a very important change in the functionality of the Participant Portal, writes Sally Coddington.
The NDIA have this morning made two important announcements: 1. A new participant pathway is being trialled and 2. The price limits for Short Term Accommodation (Respite) will be increased.
The Victorian Government has released an expression of interest to identify providers that it could transfer some DHHS run services to.