Minister for the NDIS, Stuart Robert, today released the Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) Design Standard - landmark guidelines that will spur a new era of housing construction and enhancement for Australians with disability. The SDA Design Standard will guide architects, builders and the community as they look for new and better ways to build specialist housing for people with disability.
The NDIA would like to reassure participants and their families the entities which have been subject of media reporting today in relation to alleged fraud and forgery, are not eligible for Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) funding.
The Australian Government is making it easier for eligible NDIS participants to access high quality housing following a range of reforms to build confidence in the Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) market.
Individual Living Options (ILO) are living arrangements that focus on the individual. They include Living Alone, Co-Residency, Host Arrangements and Living Together options. They are an alternative to group home services.
The Federal Government has unveiled a national action plan to reduce the number of younger people living in aged care facilities.
Minister for Families and Social Services, Paul Fletcher, and Assistant Minister for Social Services, Housing and Disability Services, Sarah Henderson, have today announced the members of the new NDIS Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) Reference Group.