Topic: News

News 24 January 2017
Review of NDIS costs brought forward

Late last week the Treasurer announced he was bringing forward the review of the National Disability Insurance Scheme to be undertaken by the Productivity Commission.

News 24 January 2017
Let’s celebrate the NDIS vision

As the new NDIA Board take up their position, a farewell letter from outgoing Chair Bruce Bonyhady AM is a reminder that the NDIS is continuing to transform lives for thousands of people with disability, says Every Australian Counts Campaign Director John Della Bosca.

News 17 January 2017
New NDIS sites from 1 Jan

The NDIS roll out is continuing in 2017, with four new regions across the country and two new age groups in South Australia and Tasmania entering the NDIS from 1 January.

News 12 January 2017
New board revealed for NDIA

Speculation about a new board for the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) is over with the announcement of the new board over the summer holiday period.

News 22 December 2016
See you in Jan!

Another year almost done, and it’s been a huge one for the NDIS.

News 20 December 2016
Bringing Human Rights to Life

2016 has been a big year for the Disability Advocacy Resource Unit (DARU).

News 16 December 2016
Willow’s dancing up a storm

One of the first participants in the NDIS, Willow is now in Year One and is a keen dancer and swimmer. We caught up with her mum Janelle to hear about Willow’s progress.

News 15 December 2016
Research to Action

The Centre for Applied Disability Research is asking for your help to bridge the gap between what we know and what we do.

News 14 December 2016
NDIS co-design must include everyone

As the first six months of the NDIS nears, two separate reports have raised concerns that carers are falling through the cracks and providers are struggling to keep up demand.

News 5 December 2016
Your buying rights under the NDIS

The NDIS will create a market for disability services worth $16 billion a year, so it’s good news our consumer watchdog has released a new guide to consumer rights for people with disability.