The latest results are in from the NDIS trial sites and the news is good.
If there was a group of Australians who contribute $40 million in unpaid labour to the economy you might expect to see national recognition for their selfless contributions.
In a country such as ours, we sometimes don’t think about rights until they are violated, or we can’t express them. Like our right to have a say in the way our country is run – our democratic right to vote.
Back in August, we surveyed Every Australian Counts supporters about the NDIS.
They were either people with a disability, one of their family members, or a carer.
The NDIA (the agency responsible for building the NDIS) has released its first annual report. Some key stats: 7316 plans for people with disability $34,600 average package costs
Coming hot on the heels of the Productivity Commission report in 2011 was more news confirming the unacceptability of quality of life for Australians with disability