NDIS Participants will have the opportunity to experience free independent assessments and provide feedback as part of a voluntary NDIA pilot resuming in late October. The pilot, postponed in March due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, will enable the Agency to make sure Independent Assessments meet the needs of a diverse range of NDIS participants, when they start in 2021.
The NDIA continues to take measures to protect NDIS participants from fraudulent activity. The Agency, with the assistance of the Australian Federal Police, today executed a search warrant at a Kellyville Ridge premises following complaints over the misuse of participant funding. A 37 year old woman is assisting with enquiries. The raid was part of an ongoing investigation by the NDIA’s Scheme Integrity Branch. This week’s action comes after recent activity from the NDIS Fraud Taskforce. Last month two people were jailed for a combined nine years after pleading guilty to committing fraud against the NDIS. A Sydney woman was...
We are deeply saddened by the passing of disability advocate, Sue Salthouse.
Property and luxury vehicles worth an estimated $340,000 have been forfeited to the Commonwealth following an investigation by the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Fraud Taskforce.
The NDIA has joined the Collaborative Partnership to improve work participation, a national alliance with a shared focus on improving work participation for people living with disability.
Media reporting on the ABC network today regarding Early Childhood Early Intervention supports under the NDIS, requires clarification. It is wrong to link state hospital wait times with access to the NDIS ECEI Approach and doing so could cause unnecessary worry for families. Diagnosis is not a requirement for support provided by the NDIS’s ECEI Approach.