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News 22 February 2017
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.

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News 21 February 2017
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.

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News 14 February 2017
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.

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News 13 February 2017
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.

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News 1 February 2017
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.

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News 26 January 2017
Six years on – the NDIS is transforming lives

26 January 2017 marks the sixth anniversary of the Every Australian Counts campaign and the beginning of the journey to the NDIS.

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News 25 January 2017
Roll with it: Katie’s story

Katie Bullen’s enthusiasm for the NDIS is infectious.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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