Australian Paralympic legend and disability advocate Kurt Fearnley AO has been appointed Chairman of the Board of the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA). The NDIA Board will also welcome new members Dr Graeme Innes AM and Ms Maryanne Diamond AO. There are now five people with disability on the NDIA Board, including current board members Leah van Poppel and Meredith Allan, the largest number in its history. Dr Denis Napthine AO, formerly Chair, will return as a Board Member. After an extensive recruitment process, the National Disability Scheme (NDIS) will also have a new Chief Executive, with Rebecca Falkingham PSM...
The NDIA would like to acknowledge Dr Denis Napthine AO following his resignation as Chair of the NDIA Board.
The latest Quarterly Report has marked a major milestone under the Australian Government, with the world-first insurance scheme now transforming the lives of more than 500,000 Australians living with significant and permanent disability.
A group of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations across Australia are receiving a total of $1.27 million in grants to improve the delivery of National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) support services.
More than $10 million of incorrect or non-compliant payments from National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) providers has been identified since July.
NDIS participants from across Australia have come together virtually to celebrate diversity in a unique music video for this year’s International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) on Thursday, 3 December.