Following discussions of the COAG Disability Reform Council, Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme, Stuart Robert, today announced new measures to ensure essential support is in place for NDIS participants, workers and providers through the COVID-19 outbreak.
The NDIA are publishing new resources to assist participants and providers needing information about the Coronavirus and our response to it, including frequently asked questions and information in Easy Read.
The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Disability Reform Council (the Council) met by telepresence today, Wednesday 18 March 2020. The meeting discussed a national response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, particularly its potential impact on people with disability and the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). For more information, read the Council’s Communique on the DSS website.
A 45-year-old Bundaberg woman has been charged by the NDIS Fraud Taskforce with an offence of allegedly defrauding the Scheme of close to $109,000 while operating as a service provider.
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.
The NDIA has developed a Digital Partnership Program (DPP), which will manage controlled and secure access to some of the NDIA’s data and systems. To understand how this program could best succeed, we have released a discussion paper to ask for your feedback. Some APIs are available for registered providers.