It’s a question as old as time, what came first: Supported Independent Living (SIL) in the Plan or a SIL quote from a provider? Everyone has their opinion, but Gareth explores what this confusion means for Participants and providers, and what they can do work through it.
The latest Quarterly Report has finally included some SDA data. Brent explores what we can learn from it!
The Agency has just released first of its kind data on the progress of Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA). Brent dives into the numbers and analyses what they tell us about how SDA is tracking.
Over the last few months, Brent has witnessed an alarming number of confusing and extremely problematic response from the NDIA to requests for SDA funding. He explores what needs to be done to get SDA back on track.
As anybody involved in the process will tell you, NDIS housing can feel like jumping over one hurdle after another. But in this article Brent demonstrates what is possible and shares his secret to success.
Brent explores what Victoria’s new Disability Services Safeguards Bill will mean for the rights of SDA tenants.
This review presents an incredibly rare opportunity to influence SDA pricing policy. Now is the time to make your voice heard, writes Brent Woolgar.
The recent release of the Q&S rules have important implications for SDA providers, writes Brent Woolgar.
At long last, the NDIA has released SDA market data. But the picture it paints is not what we had hoped for, writes Brent Woolgar.
The long awaited SDA Provider and Investor Brief has finally been released and there is not much good news, writes Brent Woolgar.
As we approach the 2-year mark for Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) Luke reflects on how far the market has come and where it is headed in 2018.
SDA without a comparable Supported Independent Living (SIL) policy is useless, it cannot service the needs of people with disabilities. But, as Brent explains, they are currently not sufficiently linked in policy or practice, potentially having serious consequences for participant's rights.
Here are 10 of the most important questions and answers from our recent Investigating Housing with Support Coordination webinar.
The Disability Reform Council (DRC) met last week to discuss a number of issues involving the SDA rollout. Here's what was said.
In this technical SDA article, Brent Woolgar explores what SDA classification is all about and its implications for SDA delivery.
For too long, the SDA has been a complicated enigma for the sector. Kylie Morgan unpacks the Summer Foundation and PricewaterhouseCoopers' new and critical report and shares her four key take home messages.
They say money makes the world go round, so who will finance the SDA? In this article, Luke Bo'sher looks into where $5 billion in investment is likely to come from.
With 28,000 NDIS participants expected to receive SDA funding, the demand for properties is set to skyrocket. Luke Bo'sher examines the bricks and mortar of what is being built and who it is for.
Once upon a time Australia built a disjointed, complex railway system that would haunt it for years to come. Today, Brent Woolgar writes, we are in danger of making the same mistake with SDA.