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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Tegan’s tip the balance story

My family and every other family with a disability deserves only the best possible treatment and assessment. How can anyone be assessed in such a short time frame

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Mary’s tip the balance story

30 years ago I broke my back in a horse riding accident. I had no insurance, and a young family. Fortunately our house was wheelchair accessible but my

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Wendy’s tip the balance story

I’m Wendy. I’m an amputee, and after being with NDIS for 11 months, I still don’t have prosthetic legs in my plan!  

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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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Julie’s tip the balance story

I have had MS since 2005 and had to take a redundancy from DHS in July 2019 due to deterioration of MS. My claim for home modifications was

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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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Diana’s tip the balance story

NDIS has given me far more funding covering far more of my son’s expenses than I have ever had. I manage him so have complete control over choice

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Kathy’s tip the balance story

Overall I have to be very grateful that we have the NDIS in Australia. My 39 yr old son has high support needs and was funded well (and

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Julie’s tip the balance story

The NDIS doesn’t make it easy for people to work out what funding they have to spend where, having to find coordinators, support workers etc. We need what

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Caitlin’s tip the balance story

My son is 13 and is on the spectrum. He gets NDIS funding. I have bipolar disorder and autism. I have been rejected by the NDIS 4 times

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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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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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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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