Yesterday the Joint Standing Committee into the NDIS released a report into Supported Independent Living (or SIL for short). And once again the committee made a bunch of practical and sensible recommendations which would really make a difference to people with disability and their families.
With all the busyness of International Day of People with Disability yesterday it was easy to miss that the Joint Standing Committee on the NDIS released the first of their reports – this one is all about planning.
And from the very first page they have made it abundantly clear they share your frustration with the slow pace of change.
Hundreds of Every Australian Counts supporters have already sent us their thoughts and ideas for us to pass on to the Joint Standing Committee inquiries into planning and Supported Independent Living (SIL).
We recently posted about the Joint Standing Committee on the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) quietly releasing their report on assistive technology for NDIS participants in December last year. But that was not the only report they released. On the Friday before Christmas, they released another really important report – looking at how IT for the NDIS was working.
At the end of last year the Joint Standing Committee on the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) put out their report looking at what needs to be done to improve access to assistive technology for NDIS participants.
Markets, Markets, Markets. We hear a lot about markets when it comes to the NDIS. But without attention to how markets are operating, the choice and control promised by the NDIS will become meaningless.