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Category Archive: National Disability Insurance Scheme

  • National Disability Insurance Scheme Update

    The introduction of a new Government saw DisabilityCare revert it’s name change back to the NDIS and the governing public service organisation is now known as the NDIA (National Disability Insurance Agency).  According to the most recent NDIS News Issue 4, 30 October 2013, the original name of the Scheme emphasises the Productivity Commission’s recommendation Read more >>

  • NDIS – DisabilityCare Update

    The 21st of March will certainly go down as one of Australia’s history making dates seeing the National Disability Insurance Scheme Bill being passed through Parliament. Apart from renaming the scheme DisabilityCare Australia, several amendments to the Bill were agreed upon to clarify eligibility concerns outlined in the draft legislation and to further bolster the Read more >>

  • Update on the implementation of the NDIS

    Finally, launch sites for NDIS were recently announced for South Australia, New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania to commence in July 2013. The trials are expected to include around 20,000 individuals with a disability and their families. So what about WA? WA has already been acknowledged as having many better programs, support options and funding Read more >>

  • Make it Real!

    Hopefully you are all keeping up to date with the progress of the National Disability Insurance Scheme. Last week saw Rallies all over Australia sending a clear message to the Federal Government that all Australians want the scheme’s vision to become a reality and to ‘Make it Real’. Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s support was a Read more >>