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News 25 July 2018

People With Disability And Technology: Australian Human Rights Commission Panel

The Australian Human Rights Commission held its Human Rights and Technology Conference in Sydney yesterday.

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News 10 July 2018

Happy Fifth Birthday NDIS!

We’ve come so far, but there’s still a long way to go.

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News 26 June 2018

Q&A Disability Special

ABC’s Q&A had their disability special last night and we hope you tuned in! The panel of Dylan Alcott, Kiruna Stamell, Graeme Innes, Bruce Bonyhady and Catia Malaquias were asked lots of good questions by the audience, and the discussion ranged everywhere from how the NDIS is rolling out, to the inclusion of kids with disability in schools, to employment discrimination.

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News 25 May 2018

NSW says – we’re in!

New South Wales has become the first state to sign up to the full roll out of the NDIS.

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News 21 May 2018

Just. No.

In an opinion piece in today’s The Australian newspaper, Professor Emeritus Kenneth Wiltshire argues that the answer to the difficulties currently being experienced by the NDIS is to simply shut it down.

Well, we’ve got a message for the Professor.

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News 9 May 2018

South Australians with disability and their families demand action after delay announcement

South Australian people with disability and their families demand action following today’s announcement by the government and NDIA that there will be significant delays to the rollout of the NDIS in South Australia.

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News 1 May 2018

Disability Reform Council – Project Plans and Working Groups

There’s a lot happening at the moment, so you may have missed yesterday’s announcement from the Disability Reform Council.

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News 30 April 2018

Australians want certainty for the NDIS

Everyone wants certainty on funding for the NDIS.

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News 27 April 2018

What the Minister for Social Services says…

We know everyone has lots of questions about the news this week that the Government has decided to scrap its plans to fund the NDIS through an increase to the Medicare Levy.

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News 23 April 2018

Leaving us hanging on the line?

The National Disability Insurance Agency will contract multinational Serco to run the NDIS call centre

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News 28 March 2018

Fund it and Fix it hits Canberra

The word is out in the halls of Parliament – we need to fund and fix the NDIS.

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News 12 March 2018

AMA’s urgent call to fully fund the NDIS welcomed by disability campaigners

The Every Australian Counts community welcomes demand by the Australian Medical Association for bipartisan support for a fully funded NDIS via a 0.5% increase to the Medicare levy.

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News 7 March 2018

Rest in Peace Kai

The Every Australian Counts Community has been rocked by the very sad news this week that we have lost one of our earliest and most passionate NDIS champions

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News 2 March 2018

Review of NDIS Prices – What Does it all mean for People with Disability?

For the last six months or so, a consulting company has been carrying out a review into the prices set for services funded through the NDIS.

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News 1 March 2018

Interview: Shadow Minister Jenny Macklin

Every Australian Counts Campaign Director Kirsten Deane took your questions about the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and disability to Shadow Minister for Families and Social Services Jenny Macklin.

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News 13 December 2017

Welcome WA!

Fantastic news today from Western Australia – the National Disability Insurance Scheme is finally a truly national scheme.

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News 28 November 2017

Announcing the Every Australian Counts Champions!

The Every Australian Counts Champions will represent our vibrant and diverse community when meeting members of parliament, community leaders, and the media. On behalf of all of us,

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News 20 November 2017

Interview: Senator Jordon Steele John

Every Australian Counts campaign director Kirsten Deane had a chat to new senator and disability advocate Jordon Steele-John.

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News 16 November 2017

Beating a Path to … Melbourne

You may remember last month the National Disability Insurance Agency announced that they were making some changes to the NDIS planning process.

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News 6 November 2017

What you thought of the Productivity Commission’s recommendations

Last week we asked you to share your thoughts about how to make the planning experience better for NDIS participants.

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