Research and Reports 9 September 2016

Disability Service Organisations (DSO) Financial Sustainability Report

A new study from Curtin University’s Not-for-profit Initiative and NDS’s Centre for Applied Disability Research (CADR) provides governments, disability service providers and the broader community with detailed information on the supply and sustainability of disability services in Australia.

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News 20 January 2016

2016: A big year for the NDIS

If 2015 was a big year for the NDIS and Every Australian Counts, 2016 is promising to be even bigger.

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Opinion 22 December 2015

Open letter to SMH – ‘Primary disability sector supports NDIS, point blank’

Disability advocate Tricia Malowney wrote an open letter to Rachel Browne, journalist at the Sydney Morning Herald – in response to a December 7 article called ‘Disability sector has grave concerns about NDIS roll out’ – explaining that people with disability and their families are the primary part of the ‘disability sector’.

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News 11 December 2015

News just in: SA on board with full NDIS

Breaking news: The South Australian and Commonwealth Governments have this afternoon agreed to the full roll out of the NDIS.

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News 11 December 2015

Tasmanian Minister’s message to EAC

Tasmanian Human Services Minister Jacquie Petrusma has filmed a special message to celebrate the release of roll out plans for in that state.

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Opinion 24 September 2015

For some, the long cold wait is over

The signing of bilateral agreements this week between the Commonwealth and Australia’s largest states, Victoria and New South Wales, was a historic moment for people with disabilities and our families and carers. Not only was it a demonstration of how politicians can work together to achieve something good, but it also means that for at least 200,000 Australians, we finally have certainty about our lives and our futures.

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News 21 September 2015

A-Z of the NDIS roll outs in NSW and Victoria

The release of roll out plans for Victoria and NSW will give certainty to 245,000 people with disability, their families and carers who have been waiting for news of when the NDIS will come to them. We look in more detail at the roll out in both states.

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News 16 September 2015

What does the community think of the NDIS roll out plans?

The release of the NDIS roll out plans for NSW and Victoria yesterday had everyone talking. We’ve heard from the politicians but what is the disability community saying?

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News 16 September 2015

“An emotional and proud day”: how our pollies marked the NDIS milestone

As one of his first acts as new Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull released the NSW and Victorian roll out plans during a press conference today. If you missed it, here’s a taste of what he and the state Premiers had to say about this significant milestone.

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News 16 September 2015

BREAKING NEWS: first NDIS roll out plans released!

In news just in, the NSW and Victorian Governments have just released their NDIS roll out plans.

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News 16 September 2015

Victorian Minister message to EAC

As the Victorian NDIS roll out plan is released, the Victorian Minister for Disability, Martin Foley, sends a video message to people with disability and their families in Victoria.

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News 16 September 2015

NSW Minister message to EAC

The NSW Minister for Disability, John Ajaka, has filmed a special message for Every Australian Counts supporters to mark the release of the NSW roll out plans.

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News 8 September 2015

Where are the NDIS roll out plans?

Today Every Australian Counts supporters emailed the disability minister in their state or territory to ask when the NDIS would be coming to them.

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News 4 September 2015

“It will be a big sigh of relief”: waiting for the NDIS roll out plans

When the Federal Government announced in April 2012 that it would support the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), mother of three Heike Fabig was over the moon.

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Opinion 1 September 2015

Any delays in the NDIS will not serve people with disabilities

As final negotiations are occurring between the States and the Federal Government around the timing of the rollout of the NDIS, we are approaching a critical time for people with disabilities. It is concerning that a number of prominent voices have been calling for a delay to the full roll-out when they do not represent people with disabilities and may have vested interests.

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News 28 August 2015

NDIS video and FAQ out now

Check out the fully captioned video of last month’s Every Australian Counts Kick Off event in NSW, which was live-streamed across Australia.

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News 14 July 2015

Queensland announces early launch of NDIS

The Queensland Government has announced $1.9 million for “the early launch of a National Disability Insurance Scheme”.

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News 1 July 2015

Watch here as NDIS Kicks Off from 10.30 am today

The Every Australian Counts NDIS Kick Off event kicks off at 10.30am today and you can be part of the action by watching it live, commenting on the live streaming or jumping onto Twitter with #NDISkicksoff.

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News 23 June 2015

Crowd cheers for NDIS kick off event

Over 800 people have registered to attend the Every Australian Counts kick off event so it’s pretty fortunate the team booked a big venue! Register now if you want to be a part of the fun and learn more about the NDIS.

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In The Media 25 May 2015

Rockhampton employment, training agencies gear up for NDIS

Rockhampton employment and training agencies attended a local workshop today to learn more about jobs and business opportunities that will flow to Central Queensland from the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

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