The word ‘respite’ is now considered passé, but the support still exists in the NDIS - if you know how to ask for it. Sara looks at a Carers Australia report that explores how this small change in language is massively disadvantaging some families.
Troublingly, estimates show that only 89% of people with disability in Australia will not be eligible for the NDIS. Sara explores how providers can support people will find themselves ineligible but still very much in need of support.
That time of year is here again! The NDIA have released the new Price Guides, which will come into effect as of next Sunday, 1 July.
Know that you should have read the NDIS Act but have not had the time? In the second part of this series, Sara Gingold lays out the law around NDIS reviews.
The Productivity Commission has just released its report investigating the Scheme costs. From an initial review of the document there are some really important findings that reflect the majority of challenges the rollout has encountered to date.
Know that you should have read the NDIS Act but have not had the time? In this series, Sara Gingold explores the Sections that all providers need to know, starting with everybody's favourite - reasonable and necessary.
The 2017/18 NDIS Price Guides are hot off the press. Evie outlines what you need to know about this long anticipated update.
The Productivity Commission has today released its position paper on the NDIS Costs. Brent Woolgar outlines the highlights
The NDIS now has a board with strong corporate credentials, albeit without lived experience of disability. But it won’t matter much since it’s still ministers calling the shots. Luke Bo’sher explores the NDIA’s governance trap.
The Productivity Commission (PC) has released the Issues Paper for the Review of NDIS Costs. As Brent Woolgar explains, it’s thrown just about every contentious NDIS issue up in the air for consideration.
Brent Woolgar analyses the recently released NDIS Quality and safeguarding framework, highlighting the key policy decisions and implications for providers.
The NDIA has released its first quarterly report since the beginning of the national rollout. In this article Evie picks out six of the most significant lessons that providers can learn from the data.
The NDIA have just released the new version of the Information, Linkages And Capacity Building (ILC) Commissioning Framework, outlining the long awaited details on what, who, how and when ILC will be funded.
This is fantastic guide from COAG that delineates the principles that determine the responsibilities of the NDIS vs other service systems, including health, mental health, employment, early childhood development, child protection, education, housing, transport, justice and aged care.
Townsville exemplifies some of the NDIS areas where QLD has significant challenges to overcome but also enormous opportunity for innovation and leadership.
The Federal Government is to take control of NDIS registration and assessment of compliance. Luke Bo'sher explores whether the national approach will be a light touch compliance system or a burdensome approach that smothers innovation.
Roland Naufal tells us why the NDIS finds itself knee deep in doodoo but argues it is short term pain for the long term main game. If you are easily offended, please do not read on...
Two months have passed since the NDIA released its final housing policy paper. Now that we all know the detail, this is what we are seeing emerge as the next generation of housing in the NDIS, writes Luke Bo’sher.
The NDIA has recently released a series of Market Position Statements which provide some fantastic data on the emerging NDIS marketplace, allowing providers to better understand areas of expected demand growth and the characteristics of particular markets.
Consultation on the NDIA's Quality and Safeguards Framework is now closed but looking through the comments will give providers a good insight into the hot topics for other providers around quality assurance and safeguarding, and the enormity of the size of the task the NDIA has in front of it.