With so much detail, agendas and posturing relating to the forthcoming Disability Royal Commission, it can be hard to know what’s what. We lay it out for you in inimitable DSC style.
The final Quarterly Report for Year 6 has just dropped, and it is jam-packed with things you will want to know. Sara has picked out the top 6 interesting, funny and enlightening takeaways.
Remember February 2018 when we were promised 7 new NDIS pathways for Participants? Well we can finally give you a comprehensive update on how that promise is tracking- what's changed, and where work has begun.
The NDIA and Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) have been denying people with significant disabilities access to the Scheme because they refused invasive, controversial or expensive medical treatments. Sara explores why this is happening and what it means for the principle of informed medical consent.
The Disability Reform Council has agreed that the NDIS will start funding some health-related supports later this year. Sally explores some of the complications that could arise when putting this deal to life.
The NDIA have released an update to the 2019/20 Price Guide with some changes to group prices and some more clarifications.
Last Friday’s meeting of COAG’s Disability Reform Council has radically redefined the division of responsibility between NDIS and health services. Sara explore which health-related supports the NDIS will now be funding.
The Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) has just released a mind-blowing judgement that could fundamentally alter the types of supports funded by the NDIS. Sara explores the implications of this groundbreaking verdict.
The latest quarterly report was just dropped last week. In case you were too busy to read it yourself, Sara has summarised the top 7 takeaways that providers need to know.
The federal budget: boring to read, but very important to the disability sector. Sara summaries what it says about the royal commission, mental health funding, new disability pension reporting requirements and the famous NDIS underspend.
The Federal Government has morning announced a long awaited increase in the prices for NDIS funded therapy, attendant care and community participation.
The latest quarterly report has just been dropped, setting up the agenda for 2019. Sara combs through the report, finding all the details that providers need to know.
We all know that Tribunal rulings are important, but they are so bloody looooong. Sara’s tips and tricks are here to help you get through the rulings, without taking years out of your life.
An end of year announcement by the federal government that has given us all something to celebrate this holiday season.
After months of waiting, we now know which providers will be the LAC and ECEI Access Partners. And they are…
The NDIA will today announce a new pricing tier for self-care, social and recreational support for Participants with "very complex" support needs.
Elizabeth McGarry explores the fine print behind the long awaited funding opportunity for what are generally known as user-led organisations: A $19.9 million funding round for the ILC program.
In late 2017, the NDIA declared that it did not consider swallowing assessments and plans to be a reasonable and necessary support. Jim Simpson from CID looks at the reasons for this controversial decision and what is being done to fight it.
Is ILC taking one step forward, only to go two steps back? Roland and Elizabeth explore the implications of the NDIA’s recent non-competitive, ‘invite only’ ILC Remote Grants.
There are few words that stir up more stress and emotion in NDIS Providers than ‘Portal.’ That is why we are pleased to announce that some long-awaited changes have finally arrived in Portal world.