#Budget2017: NDIS update
The good news is this week both major parties have argued for fully funding the NDIS. The bad news is they aren’t agreeing on how. Here’s a run down.
#Budget2017: the reaction
While not everyone agreed that a funding gap existed, there’s been overwhelming support so far for the Government’s plans to fully fund the NDIS through an increase in the Medicare Levy. Here’s a snap shot of the responses.
A fully funded NDIS: certainty for every Australian
Treasurer Scott Morrison tonight confirmed the government will fully fund the NDIS beyond 2019.
NDIS Report Card – results highlight areas of concern
The results are in and we can now release the first NDIS community report card, based on feedback from more than 2,100 Every Australian Counts supporters.
The Commissioner releases his Top 6
Making sure the NDIS is rolled out fairly and equitably with direct input from people with disability is a priority for our Disability Commissioner Alastair McEwen over the next five years.
Explainer – unlocking the SDA rule
What is the new Specialist Disability Accommodation Rule and what does it mean for people with disability under the NDIS?
Meet Julia. She’s amazing
In the first cast change in over a decade, Julia, a 4-year-old girl with Autism, will soon permanently join the Muppets cast, tackling a growing playground problem for many Australian kids.
Beach days for all Australians
Pressure is growing on coastal councils to make beaches more accessible for everyone, including wheelchair users.
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.