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ABC News
Friday 10th May, 2024

For so many people with disabilities the NDIS has been a godsend. It’s also been plagued by reports of abuse and neglect. A 7.30 investigation has uncovered new allegations of…

The Conversation
Tuesday 23rd April, 2024

Recent media coverage about the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) frames the choices of people with disability as threats to their safety or the safety of others. Such reports suggest…

Thursday 11th April, 2024

It’s time you heard directly about good support from people who have lived experience of disability. This peer-led resource captures insights intended to be shared, not only with support workers,…

ABC News
Saturday 30th March, 2024

The disability community is hotly debating a recommendation that all service providers be registered. The proposal comes from a review of the industry, and is part of legislation making its…

Tuesday 19th March, 2024

This book is a key resource for students, managers  and practitioners working in disability. It has 13 chapters. Each chapter is a different topic.  It is written in approachable language,…

Victoria Government
Thursday 1st February, 2024

The Victorian Government has appointed Jonathan Kaplan as the state’s new independent Social Services Regulator. The new regulator will be tasked with streamlining and simplifying the regulation of social services…

ABC News
Friday 15th September, 2023

The federal government will repeal the Disability Services Act and replace it with a new set of standards. The changes will govern the provision of services to people with disabilities outside…

Josh Robertson
Wednesday 2nd August, 2023
Now, a 7.30 investigation can reveal the business is facing scrutiny over thousands of dollars in taxpayer funds it received under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). The case
David McManus
Disability Support Guide
Monday 31st July, 2023
National Disability Services [NDS]-commissioned research has painted a grim image for the future of the care sector, amidst the Federal Government’s commitment to cracking down on fraud and rorting.
Callum Marshall, Mikaela Ortolan, and Sandra Moon
Thursday 6th July, 2023
Kris was one of 19 residents living at Cobram residential disability facility Merriwa Grove in northern Victoria when it was announced in early June that it would close because it was no longer viable.
Madeleine Wedesweiler
SBS News
Tuesday 27th June, 2023
Mr Banfield is no longer working for the company and with the help of the Australian Services Union, is part of a group that's taken it to the Fair Work
Victorian Disability Worker Commission
Monday 26th June, 2023
'Our Regulatory Approach' explains the high-level principles that guide the work of the Commission to meet their vision for people with disability to be able to choose services that best