Category: NDIS

Aug 13
NDIS Commission Bans Ann Marie Smith’s Care Provider, Police Charge Care Worker

South Australian woman, Ann Marie Smith died earlier this year in what has been…

Jun 16
NDIS COVID-19 Update – 10% loading to end, over half a billion dollars in advanced payments made.

Here is what we know so far about the changes to NDIS following the COVID-19 pandemic.

Dec 20
NDIS news round up – system failures, near $400m NDIS fraud and more

An alleged fraud of nearly $400m is amongst the latest NDIS news.

Oct 17
NDIS gets new CEO

The Agency responsible for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) has managed…

Oct 01
All the Healthcare the NDIS Will Now Fund From Today

As of today, the National Disability Insurance Scheme will now fund healthcare…

Aug 14
Finally, the NDIS will fund sex therapy. But it should cover sex workers too

Matthew Yau, James Cook University The Administrative Appeals Tribunal recently…

Aug 01
Government gives out $19.5m to help people with disability find work – Here’s who got the money

The Federal Government has given out $19.5m in grants to 64 organisations. The purpose…

Jul 04
How to improve the NDIS for people who have an intellectual disability as well as a mental illness

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) began a full national rollout in July,…

Jul 01
NDIS bows to pressure, funds health services

Since before the National Disability Insurance Scheme had even come into existence,…

Jun 14
Here’s what needs to happen to get the NDIS back on track

More than 277,000 people have already benefited from the NDIS, but there’s room to…

Jun 05
Why Aboriginal voices need to be front and centre in the disability Royal Commission

Australia sees higher rates of disability in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander…

Jun 04
Some diseases, like mine, deteriorate rapidly – disability services need to keep up

The NDIS is failing to cater for the changing symptoms and short life expectancy of…

Feb 20
Announcement: Care Provider of the Year Awards Winners

Your Care Providers of the Year are here! The reviews are in, the votes have been…

Dec 31
How to increase your NDIS funding

NDIS funding can be a bit of a mystery box. Opaque systems and processes along with…

Dec 21
How to get care supports over the holidays

The holidays are a time for celebrating. A time to take time out, relax and revive.…

Dec 06
Provider of the Year Awards 2018

As we come to the end of 2018, it is important that we recognise the challenges we…

Nov 20
Your Voice: Community rejects Commbank’s NDIS plan

The Commonwealth Bank’s plan to put NDIS participant plans on their blockchain…

Nov 16
Government backs down from MyHealthRecord Deadline (Again)

The Federal Government has made an eleventh hour back down from the latest…

Nov 09
Anglicare cuts 43 skilled support workers amid NDIS struggle

Anglicare SA has announced it will let go of 43 support workers after struggling to…

Oct 31
Explainer: how much does the NDIS cost and where does this money come from?

More Australians are joining the NDIS than predicted, so cost predictions have had to…