The Government has welcomed the formal submission of the final report from the Disability Royal Commission on Public Hearing 12, which examined the experiences of people with disability through the COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout.
This week the Australian Government introduced legislation to improve the experiences of participants, their families and carers of the NDIS.
Today the Australian Government passed legislation to better protect NDIS participants from the risk of abuse, neglect or exploitation.
Eligible NDIS providers in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) and Western Australia (WA) will join those in New South Wales, the Northern Territory and Victoria in being able to claim a one-off payment from the NDIA for support workers to receive their COVID-19 vaccination. The payment, of $100 per worker per dose, can be claimed directly from the NDIA retrospectively for any vaccinations that a worker has received since 20 October. Minister for the NDIS Senator the Hon Linda Reynolds CSC said the measure was being introduced in line with recent state and territory government mandates. “We know one of...
Eligible NDIS providers in New South Wales and the Northern Territory will join those in Victoria in being able to claim a one-off payment from the NDIA for support workers to receive their COVID-19 vaccination.
The NDIA is calling on service organisations and the broader sector to provide feedback on the Partners in the Community (PITC) program, to help improve service delivery to NDIS participants.