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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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News 12 January 2017

New board revealed for NDIA

Speculation about a new board for the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) is over with the announcement of the new board over the summer holiday period.

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News 22 December 2016

See you in Jan!

Another year almost done, and it’s been a huge one for the NDIS.

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News 20 December 2016

Bringing Human Rights to Life

2016 has been a big year for the Disability Advocacy Resource Unit (DARU).

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Opinion 16 December 2016

Amazing things are going to happen

My name is Kathryn Lyons and I’m going to change the world.

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News 16 December 2016

Willow’s dancing up a storm

One of the first participants in the NDIS, Willow is now in Year One and is a keen dancer and swimmer. We caught up with her mum Janelle to hear about Willow’s progress.

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News 15 December 2016

Research to Action

The Centre for Applied Disability Research is asking for your help to bridge the gap between what we know and what we do.

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News 14 December 2016

NDIS co-design must include everyone

As the first six months of the NDIS nears, two separate reports have raised concerns that carers are falling through the cracks and providers are struggling to keep up demand.

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News 5 December 2016

Your buying rights under the NDIS

The NDIS will create a market for disability services worth $16 billion a year, so it’s good news our consumer watchdog has released a new guide to consumer rights for people with disability.

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News 3 December 2016

Celebrating #IDPwD

Today is International Day of Person’s with Disability, and this year people with disability around the world are looking to build a better future.

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News 2 December 2016

BREAKING: WA update

A decision has finally been reached about the future of the NDIS in Western Australia, paving the way for a statewide rollout of a WA-managed NDIS from 1 July next year.

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News 1 December 2016

Choosing the right AT for you…

A free new app aims to empower Australians with disability by giving them the information they need to choose the assistive equipment and technology options that are right for them.

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Opinion 30 November 2016

Let our voices be heard

I really wasn’t sure where to start. Being autistic, I have a lot of thought processes going on but I wanted to share our experience on the NDIS journey.

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News 16 November 2016

Rocky start to NDIS transition period

The first quarterly report covering the NDIS transition phase has been released. Here’s what you need to know.

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News 16 November 2016

8 things you need to know about the ILC

The second part of the NDIS is about to roll-out around the country, and it’s all about building inclusive communities.

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News 15 November 2016

Have your say on the NDIS…

Since the full roll out of the NDIS began on July 1 people have shared some great experiences with us– and there have been some issues for others.

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Opinion 11 November 2016

Hope for the future

I grew up “with my mother’s knees” – the sort that didn’t like to stay together when I looked a certain way. And I also learned her generous ways, and gave the same delights to my daughter. Oh, and apparently there were quite a few other genes I passed on that were “just not right” in so many ways.

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News 11 November 2016

New forum for consultation

The Federal Government has established a new National Disability and Carers Advisory Council.

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News 10 November 2016

Opening doors for students with disability

A program at Sydney University is giving young people with intellectual disabilities the opportunity to experience life as a uni student.

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