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 latest Quarterly Report has finally landed. Sara picks out the key pieces of information that absolutely every provider needs to know.
The issue of transport, particular who pays for it and by how much, continues to plague both the NDIA and participants. Last month, the Administrative Appeals Tribunal heard another case of a young man appealing for extra funding to aid his transportation.
Earlier this month the Ombudsman released its report into the NDIA’s review processes and spoiler alert: the results aren’t pretty. Sara gives you the lowdown on what the Ombudsman said, and what it means for participants.
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.