Roll with it: Katie’s story
Katie Bullen’s enthusiasm for the NDIS is infectious.
Today, the call came. After years of campaigning, seeing it germinate from a crazy new idea to a bi-partisan policy, biting fingernails over government changes, trials and then the roll out and waiting to transition.
NDIS: Makes Economic Sense
The NDIS will create thousands of jobs and add up to $7.3billion to NSW’s economy alone according to new report released today – results of the biggest ABS survey of people with disability and their carers ever undertaken.
Fare Cravin’ café’s a hit
A new café on the NSW Central Coast is proving that imagination, determination and an addictive organic latte are a winning combination.
For some, the long cold wait is over
The signing of bilateral agreements this week between the Commonwealth and Australia’s largest states, Victoria and New South Wales, was a historic moment for people with disabilities and our families and carers. Not only was it a demonstration of how politicians can work together to achieve something good, but it also means that for at least 200,000 Australians, we finally have certainty about our lives and our futures.
A-Z of the NDIS roll outs in NSW and Victoria
The release of roll out plans for Victoria and NSW will give certainty to 245,000 people with disability, their families and carers who have been waiting for news of when the NDIS will come to them. We look in more detail at the roll out in both states.
“An emotional and proud day”: how our pollies marked the NDIS milestone
As one of his first acts as new Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull released the NSW and Victorian roll out plans during a press conference today. If you missed it, here’s a taste of what he and the state Premiers had to say about this significant milestone.
NSW Minister message to EAC
The NSW Minister for Disability, John Ajaka, has filmed a special message for Every Australian Counts supporters to mark the release of the NSW roll out plans.
Former NSW premier Nick Greiner says public housing is ‘crap’ and slams bureaucracy
Public housing in NSW is “crap” and the housing bureaucracy is “conservative in the worst sense of the word”, former Liberal Premier Nick Greiner says, claiming number-fiddling cannot disguise a dearth of new public housing.
Premier Mike Baird has promised to roll out the NDIS a year early if his government is re-elected
The NDIS will be rolled out in western Sydney a year ahead of schedule, Premier Mike Baird announced today.