NDIA welcomes new Minister for the NDIS and Government Services

Following the 2022 federal election, the Hon. Bill Shorten has been appointed as the Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

Minister Shorten has a strong connection to the Scheme, having been part of establishing the Scheme under the Gillard Government, and holding the role of Shadow Minister for the NDIS for the past 3 years. 

Minister Shorten was first elected to parliament in 2007. He has served as the leader of the Australian Labor Party and held senior Cabinet positions in the Gillard and Rudd Governments. 

He was also previously the Parliamentary Secretary for Disabilities and Children’s Services and is currently the Member for Maribyrnong.

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