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  • From the CEO
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There has been a lot of focus on the NDIS in recent weeks. NDIS CEO Martin Hoffman has recorded a short video for participants, their families and carers, and the sector, to let you know where we are in terms of Scheme reforms and set a clear picture of what we’re working towards
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  • Media statements
In response to hearings at the Joint Standing Committee inquiry into independent assessments on Tuesday 27 April, the NDIA would like to reassure and provide more information to participants, their families and carers.
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  • Media statements
In response to hearings at the Joint Standing Committee inquiry into independent assessments, which began on Friday 23 April, the NDIA would like to reassure and provide more information to participants, their families and carers.
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  • Media release from the Minister
Minister for Home Affairs Karen Andrews and Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme Linda Reynolds say the arrests of six people in relation to alleged fraud against the NDIS shows the Government’s commitment to protecting the Scheme.
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  • Industry Chief Executive Forum communique
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Industry Reference Group (IRG) Meeting: Thursday 22 April 2021 Membership update The IRG welcomed members and accepted apologies. NDIS update Gerrie Mitra (NDIA) gave an update on the COVID-19 vaccine rollout, NDIS Reforms, and Market Intervention trials and initial outcomes. Members noted the update and requested further commitment to future consultations. Employment action plan Brent Phillips (NDIA) provided an overview of the 2021 Employment Action plan and its key focus areas, including diversified employment models, capacity building supports for young people, work experience in diverse business settings, partnering with employers, and employment for specific groups. Members noted the update and...
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  • Media release
The NDIA has released new operational guidelines and a statement of the underlying principles used to develop participant plans, as part of a number of significant improvements being made to the NDIS. NDIA CEO, Martin Hoffman said the guidelines will give NDIS participants clearer information about creating and using NDIS plans, to ensure they can make best use of their NDIS funding. “We’ve heard from participants that the NDIS can be complex and unclear so we are committed to making the Scheme simpler and easier to use, ensuring that people can more easily access the supports they need,” Mr Hoffman...
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