The Productivity Commission has warned the highly ambitious roll-out schedule of the National Disability Insurance Scheme — the NDIS — is putting its success and financial sustainability at risk.
After four years of trials in every state and territory, the $22 billion scheme will become fully operational in July 2019.
In all, almost half a million people will be covered — but there are fears those with mental illnesses are being left behind, as the states and federal government squabble over whose job it is to fund them.
- Paul Creedon
- Manager – Community Mental Health Programs – Uniting Care Wesley Port Adelaide
- Kelly Vincent
- SA MLC – Dignity Party
- Frank Quinlan
- CEO – Mental Health Australia
- Alex Mann
Source: ABC RN Radio