Opinion 23 February 2021

NDIS needs reform but flawed assessment model requires more work

Michael* hasn’t showered or changed his clothes in three weeks, but when the National Disability Insurance Scheme independent assessor asked him how much difficulty he had washing his body, getting dressed and eating, he replied: “None.”

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News 29 July 2020

Get out your butcher’s paper and sticky notes – it’s consultation time!

Who remembers this?

The National Disability Strategy was a ten-year plan that came out in 2010.

It was the first time all levels of Australian governments had come together to make a plan like this for ALL people with disability, ALL over Australia.

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News 21 September 2018

Just Get On With It

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.

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News 13 March 2017

Make a submission to the NDIS Review

With the review into NDIS costs happening now and the Federal Budget coming up in May, we need to remind our decision makers and the Productivity Commission that while dollars are important, people count too.

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News 1 March 2017

NDIS Review – 5 things to know

The Productivity Commission has released an Issues Paper as the first step in its review of NDIS costs.

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Research and Reports 25 January 2017

PC review of disability services

The Productivity Commission has released its review into government disability services.

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News 24 January 2017

Review of NDIS costs brought forward

Late last week the Treasurer announced he was bringing forward the review of the National Disability Insurance Scheme to be undertaken by the Productivity Commission.

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