Yesterday the National Disability Insurance Agency, the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission and the Department of Social Services all appeared before the Senate inquiry into the government’s management of the COVID19 pandemic.
The Minister for the NDIS Stuart Robert has announced some changes that will be introduced to help people with disability and their families manage the impact of the Coronavirus over the coming weeks and months.
For the past few months Minister for the NDIS Stuart Robert has been out and about telling everyone that he had come up with plan to fix ongoing issues with the NDIS. Well yesterday we got a first look at that plan during a speech to the National Press Club in Canberra.
Every Australian Counts, the grassroots disability advocacy group that campaigned for the introduction of the National Disability Insurance Scheme, today welcomed the appointments of Stuart Robert as the new Minister for the NDIS and Minister for Government Services and Anne Ruston as the Minister for Families and Social Services.