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The final price guide for 2020 came out today.
Well … sort of the final. At least until the next update comes out.Read more
The NDIA released the new price guide for 2020 today. The good news is that the NDIA have got this guide out much earlier than usual. This means we all have a chance to dig around in it and get a handle on everything before it actually goes live on July 1.Read more
The utterly heartbreaking stories about people with disability that have come out over the last few weeks prove just how important it is that we have a Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability.
And although the Commission has put public hearings on hold during the pandemic, they still need to hear from our community.
Here’s what they want to hear about right now, and how you can get involved.
Someone in my home got the dreaded phone call last week – he’d been exposed to COVID-19 and needed to self-isolate. And to my extreme shock, all our contingency plans actually worked as intended!Read more
The National Disability Insurance Agency have introduced lots of changes in the last few weeks to try and help people with disability and their families get through this difficult period. We want to know what’s working and what’s not – and what still needs to change.Read more
Today the Minister for the NDIS Stuart Robert and the National Disability Insurance Agency made a bunch of announcements about changes to the NDIS.Read more
After a couple of weeks of confusion, anxiety and worry, the National Disability Insurance Agency confirmed this afternoon that NDIS participants CAN purchase a smart device to help them with their disability support during this period.Read more
Late last week we had the chance to interview the CEO of the National Disability Insurance Agency Martin Hoffman.Read more
We all have stories to share about when the medical system has let us down. But people with disabilities have more than the average person.Read more
Thank you so much to everyone who attended our EAC Zoom forum with Scott McNaughton from the National Disability Insurance Agency last week. We’ve had great feedback and are really pleased to hear so many people found it helpful.Read more
The Minister for the NDIS has announced that NDIS participants will now be given priority for home delivery from certain supermarkets.Read more
People with disability, and their organisations, across Australia are calling for urgent action, again, to keep us safe during the current COVID-19 pandemic.Read more
People with disability are some of the most vulnerable people in Australia when it comes to Coronavirus (COVID19). We want to make sure they have everything they need to keep themselves safe and well.Read more
The NDIA are making changes to their system next weekend to make sure NDIS participants and their families have what they need to manage the impact of the Coronavirus.Read more
People with disability who receive the Disability Support Pension (DSP) urgently need access to the increased Coronavirus Supplement of $550 per fortnight, consistent with the Jobseeker Payment and other payments recently announced.Read more
Joint media release: Urgent measures needed to support people with disability during COVID-19 crisis
People with disability from across Australia are calling for urgent action to make sure we are included in preparations for the current public health emergency.Read more
Disability Ministers from around the country met yesterday to work on a plan to make sure people with disability get what they need as the impact of the Coronavirus grows.Read more