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News 12 May 2017
#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.

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News 10 May 2017
#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.

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News 9 May 2017
A fully funded NDIS: certainty for every Australian

Treasurer Scott Morrison tonight confirmed the government will fully fund the NDIS beyond 2019.

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News 8 May 2017
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.

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News 18 April 2017
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.

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News 12 April 2017
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?

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News 4 April 2017
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.

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News 3 April 2017
Beach days for all Australians

Pressure is growing on coastal councils to make beaches more accessible for everyone, including wheelchair users.

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News 23 March 2017
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.

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News 16 March 2017
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.

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