Community collaboration is key
The NDIS is for all Australians with disability – no matter their cultural background or where they live. But these factors can present unique opportunities and challenges when it comes to NDIS service provision, so it’s important to have a plan in place.
David Bowen to step down as CEO
The Every Australian Counts campaign director today thanked National Disability Insurance Agency CEO David Bowen for his substantial contribution to improving the lives of people with disability throughout his career.
Make a submission to the NDIS Review
With the review into NDIS costs happening now and the Federal Budget coming up in May, we need to remind our decision makers and the Productivity Commission that while dollars are important, people count too.
WA releases evaluation report
The WA Government has released the long awaited evaluation report comparing the WA NDIS and NDIS models – a month after announcing it would go ahead with a state based model nationally consistent with other states and territories.
NDIS Review – 5 things to know
The Productivity Commission has released an Issues Paper as the first step in its review of NDIS costs.
We’re all in agreement about fully funding the NDIS
Disability discrimination commissioners past and present came together this week in a compelling interview supporting the NDIS.
Vale Tim Walton
Every Australian Counts is sad to learn of the passing of Tim Walton – former CEO of AFFORD and an important figure in the development of the Every Australian Counts campaign.
Childcare linked to NDIS funding? An explainer
The Turnbull Government yesterday announced they’d dedicate another $3billion to the NDIS but it’s not quite as simple as that. Here’s what has been happening in Canberra over the last 24 hours.
New national framework to ensure quality and safety
Until now each state and territory has been responsible for ensuring the quality of NDIS services and protecting NDIS participants in their jurisdiction. But that’s set to change under the new national NDIS Quality and Safeguarding Framework.
NDIS certainty in the West but what does the WA agreement mean?
The Western Australian and Commonwealth Governments have signed a bilateral agreement for the roll out of the NDIS that is delivered by the WA Government but is “nationally consistent” with other states and territories.