The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Review is putting people with disability back at the centre of the NDIS.
First Nations Australians living with disability are accessing the NDIS in greater numbers, according to new data.
The Albanese Government is delivering on its election commitment to get the NDIS back on track.
Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), the Hon. Bill Shorten has today announced that 54 NDIS Specialised Hospital Discharge Planners will work in hospitals across the country.
Minister for the NDIS, the Hon. Bill Shorten, wants to assure participants they will continue to be supported with proportionate and targeted measures that reflect the significant health risks many people with disability continue to face due to COVID-19. The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) has updated its COVID-19 measures to ensure participants and providers continue to be supported. Among the updated temporary measures is the ability for eligible participants to use their NDIS plan funding to purchase a device such as a portable air purifier. This aims to help improve the air quality within key living areas of their...
NDIS participants will have faster, easier access to minor home modifications, Minister for the NDIS, the Hon. Bill Shorten has announced today. Minister Shorten said home and living supports remained a focus of the Government and was a key issue discussed at recent meetings with state and territory disability ministers. The Australian Government and NDIA is taking action to simplify the process for participants seeking minor, non-structural modifications to their home. “Participants and their families and carers have told us the process to get these minor home mods is too complicated and too long. It is just common sense to...