Consultation on the NDIA’s Quality and Safeguards Framework is now closed but looking through the comments will give providers a good insight into a) the hot topics for other providers around quality assurance and safeguarding, and b) the enormity of the size of the task the NDIA has in front of it.
View https://engage.dss.gov.au/ndis-qsf/ for more information
The three links on the right hand side (“view the submissions”, “view the discussion”, “view the consultation report”) are a good place to start.
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