Prominent mental health and disability expert Eddie Bartnik has been engaged as a strategic adviser to the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA).
The Chairman of the Board of the National Disability Insurance Scheme, Bruce Bonyhady, has warmly welcomed the signing of the agreement between the Australian Government and the Government of Western Australia which prepares the way for the NDIS trial site to launch in the Perth Hills on 1 July.
On Saturday 29 March articles about the NDIS and its economic effects appeared in the Australian newspaper. The articles used early figures from the NDIS first quarterly report (now six months old) as the evidence base to comment on current Scheme costs and operations.
The National Disability Insurance Scheme has appointed Kim Birch as Trial Site Manager for the Hunter Region.
The National Disability Insurance Agency has named Jillian Paull as Manager of the ACT trial site.
The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will host its first Northern Territory community forums this month as part of preparations for the scheme’s launch in the Barkly region from 1 July.