In February 2020, the NDIA released a discussion paper to ask for your feedback on the DPP. Read our summary of the 31 responses received and planned next steps.
Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme, Stuart Robert, announced temporary changes to funding arrangements to allow NDIS participants in Victoria and New South Wales to claim the cost of personal protective equipment (PPE), including masks.
The NDIA has released an updated Operational Guideline and several resources to give participants, providers and assessors clearer guidelines about assistance animals funding requests.
Providers in WA now have more time to transition to the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission (NDIS Commission). The WA Department of Communities Disability Services Provider Panel re-opened registration on 1 July 2020 and will continue to accept new applications until tender closure date, 18 September 2020, 5pm AWST.
Victoria-based NDIS Partners in the Community Link Health and Community (Link) and Latrobe Community Health Service (LCHS) have decided to merge. The NDIA is working closely with both organisations to ensure continuity of service for children and families living in these areas.
The NDIA is reaching out to vulnerable participants across Metropolitan Melbourne and the Mitchell Shire to ensure NDIS participants continue to have supports in place during COVID-19 restrictions.