Check out the stories from Every Australian Counts supporters below. They show that when the NDIS works it really does change lives. They also show the NDIS is still not working for everyone.

We need politicians to fix the NDIS and tip the balance so it works for everyone who needs it. 

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Beth’s tip the balance story

I have never felt more left behind than I do now, the NDIS is so much less in every way. My initial planning meeting was cut short as

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Julian’s tip the balance story

My name is Julian. I am 19 years old. I have just finished school. When I grow up I want a job during the week like Mum and

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margaret’s tip the balance story

I’m 71 and a widow, an amputee well looked after for 25 years, but not any more ! The bare minimum is covered by ENABLE, but the government

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Leo’s tip the balance story

Our son Leo was diagnosed with an intellectual disability, when he was just ten months old. From that moment, until we received our first NDIS plan in late

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Peter’s tip the balance story

I am now able to go to the gym with a trainer & a routine especially designed for me, and with that same trainer l do Hydrotherapy. I

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Wayne’s tip the balance story

I’ll keep it brief, I am a 66yo man. Currently on my 3rd NDIS plan which I qualified for with psychosocial issues. My plan is being reviewed for

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Jeremy’s tip the balance story

Jeremy is almost 30 years old and he has autism and intellectual impairment. One of his biggest problems is making his own choices. His funding now allows him

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Melissa’s tip the balance story

When the NDIS first rolled out over 3 years ago in our area, my son (now 11) was non-verbal, had little to no understanding of how to manage

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Melissa’s tip the balance story

My son is now 11. Up until mid 2019 he was a frequent absconder. He would find his way to get out of anywhere, any place. I had

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Ronald’s tip the balance story

I am above knee amputee who had bowel cancer at the age of 19 also have got chrons and a ilostemy bag. The ndis has been great to

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Miriam’s tip the balance story

As my partner has a chronic condition which meant that I used to wonder if I could access emergency respite & justify why I needed it, getting NDIA

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Sarah’s tip the balance story

Before the NDIS I was lucky to have funding from ADHC. There was a lot of flexibility and choice to what I could use my funding for. Choices

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Christian’s tip the balance story

I had some company from 3 carers and they were great

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Vicki’s tip the balance story

My sister and I are waiting for the NDIS to get back to us about SDA housing, we have not heard anything, this is hard to cope with,

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Ted’s tip the balance story

My 16 yr old son Sebastian has Down syndrome and I love him so much! He’s fun, happy, playful and has always been “one of the kids”. However,

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Graeme’s tip the balance story

We have a daughter with a disability (aged 36) who received her NDIS Plan in March this year (due to the region we live in). She had received

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Jane’s tip the balance story

My story with NDIS is a good one. I feel very fortunate that many aspects of becoming a new participant in 2018 fell into place so neatly. I

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Darelle’s tip the balance story

My name is Keith but this is Darelle’s story. Darelle volunteers at various places which she couldn’t do without her ndis plan giving her support hours. We live

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Rebecca’s tip the balance story

We are told to ring the NDIS with any queries or questions. When you do and ask for help with an issue you have no one who can

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Leanne’s tip the balance story

My son has gained some wonderful experiences – community access that is suited to HIS interests instead of ‘the group’- and great new skills in independence as we

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