Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), Stuart Robert, today officially opened the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission (NDIS Commission) Victorian office, alongside Federal Member for Chisholm, Ms Gladys Liu. Minister Robert said the establishment of the NDIS Commission is vital to ensure we protect the right of NDIS participants to receive safe and quality services along with the integrity of the Scheme. ‘The NDIS Commission is the first national regulatory body to oversee the safety and quality of services funded under the NDIS, providing stronger protection for people with disability,’ Mr Robert said. ‘Participants and others are encouraged...
Earlier this year the Minister for the NDIS, Stuart Robert, announced several short term measures to resolve some delays for children under seven years of age in accessing Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) supports.
David Tune AO PSM has been appointed to conduct a review of NDIS legislation and rules, which in turn will inform the development of the Morrison Government’s promised NDIS Participant Service Guarantee. Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme, Stuart Robert, said the review of the National Disability Insurance Scheme Act 2013 will focus on streamlining NDIS processes.
Participants, their families and carers may be contacted to participate in a survey during August and September 2019 to help identify the types of supports that lead to good outcomes for participants, and to improve the NDIS.
Over the coming weeks, the NDIA is making changes to the NDIS myplace portal to improve the process where there may be a gap between new and old participant plans.
The new enhancement will allow you to follow and track the progress of a quote, including viewing the status of a quote. The enhancements are a part of the NDIA’s commitment to delivering a high-quality Scheme, and improving the online experience for participants.