In a move that calls into question the 'National' component of the NDIS, Western Australia has decided it will run its own version of the NDIS. Minister Christian Porter said the WA-delivered NDIS would meet Commonwealth conditions for national consistency using 11 key elements outlined in the attached WA Government release. This latest development has upset many local WA disability advocates and families...
Read the WA Government press release at https://news.wa.gov.au/joint-media-statement-governments-agree-the-way-forward-for-ndis-in-wa/?utm_source=DSC+Contacts&utm_campaign=837d71b780-WA_NDIS_2016_12_02&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_153f43591e-837d71b780-15584663
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 announced the organisations who will be operating as Local Area Coordinators (LACs) across South Australia.
The NDIA have made a very important change in the functionality of the Participant Portal, writes Sally Coddington.
The Western Australian Government has finally announced its intention to join the rest of the country in the National Disability Insurance Scheme.
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 NDIA recently updated the Specialist Disability Accommodation Price Guide, increasing both New Build and Existing Stock prices by 2.1%.
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 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.