From 1 March 2019, the Victorian, Tasmanian and ACT governments have advised they will no longer assess the a number of registration groups against their quality and safeguard standards.
The NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission will roll out across Vic, Qld, Tas, ACT and NT from 1 July 2019. The NDIS Commission began operating in NSW and SA on 1 July 2018, WA will transition from 1 July 2020.
Twenty-two grants totalling close to $3 million have been awarded to organisations by the NDIA to make the ACT more accessible and inclusive of people with disability.
Two local service providers will share in $17.6 million of funding to deliver Local Area Coordination (LAC) and Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) services in the ACT to support the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
From 1 July, ACT residents with disability will begin phasing into the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) a new way of providing individualised support for people with permanent and significant disability, their families and carers.
The National Disability Insurance Agency has named Jillian Paull as Manager of the ACT trial site.