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.
Could it be possible that reversing one small policy decision could have the power to radically transform the performance of the NDIS? Sara explores why removing the staffing cap is the practical solution that we can no longer ignore.
It recently occurred to our superstar Sally that there are many NDIS warriors out there fighting a battle on two fronts. But what could these seemingly completely different things possible have in common? Turns out, quite a lot.
In the midst of all the panic about the new restrictive practices regulations, it is crucial that we don’t loss sight of the human rights imperative that is driving these changes. As Jess explores, this is a unique opportunity that we cannot afford to ignore.
The NDIS promises Participants an ordinary life, but the journey to get there is far from an ordinary experience. Lee explores what Participants are forced to share about themselves in order to access the supports they need.
In an NDIS environment dominated by uncertainty and change, how do you avoid getting lost in the confusion? As Roland explores, there is no map to meaningful success, you have to find your internal compass instead.
For people with complex behaviour support needs, being let down by the NDIS can have the most devastating consequences. Sara explores how design flaws in the Scheme are failing some of the people most dependent on it.
If you read the news, it’s easy to believe the NDIS is in a cataclysmic spiral. But it’s not time to give up hope yet, write Vanessa & Roland.
The new Quality and Safeguarding Framework includes a focus area providers have not seen before-developmental. Leighton explores what this focus area could look like in practice.
For better or for worse the NDIS is bringing the world as we know it to an end. Brent explores how other industries have responded to change, and how we, as a sector, can do better.
Did you know that 80% of the NDIS workforce are women? Or only 3/4 of allocated NDIS funds are spent? In this fun interactive Q&A, Sara Gingold picks out 20 great nuggets of NDIS insight.
Vanessa and Roland take stock of where we are at with the NDIS and offer some inspiration for planning your organisation's journey...
2 years after his viral article A Rabbit in the NDIS Headlights, Roland explores what we are still seeing go wrong in the sector and what can be done.
You learn more from your stuff ups than the things that go well. Luckily for Roland, after 30 years in the sector, he has more than one such learning to share.
As we transition to the NDIS, the future of state funding for disability advocacy is under threat. Sara Gingold explores how advocacy plays an important role in supporting people with disabilities through life's turbulent times.
Think providers need to be big to survive in the NDIS? Roland Naufal debunks the 'get big' approach and outlines the strategies that are working.
The NDIS desperately need leadership that can show integrity, admit to the problems and give families reason to believe that things will get better. But instead what we've got is a plane with no pilot - and a Scheme thats funding still hangs in the balance thanks to Labor's Budget response.
After 3.5 years of NDIS transition, Rob Woolley looks back on what he would have done differently if he had his time again.
Vanessa and Roland examine how to avoid going broke ‘NDIS style’ through a fundamental rethink of the way we do business.
Sally Coddington, parent of an NDIS participant, ex CEO, Senior DSC Consultant, MBA and resident wonderwoman wonders about the worth of aspiring to an ordinary life…