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Stacey Pestrin and Daniel Keane
ABC News
Monday 2nd August, 2021
Ms Smith's death sparked numerous investigations and reviews, including by police, the state government and the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission. The NDIS Commission's independent investigation led to 10 recommendations,
Mirage News
Saturday 31st July, 2021
The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is extending the NDIS Fraud Taskforce to crack down on dodgy providers and ensure participants get the supports they need.  Minister for the NDIS,
Nine News
Monday 5th July, 2021
A Victorian man has been sentenced to jail for rorting the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) of more than $300,000 by billing the provider for fake lawn mowing services.
Timna Jacks
The Age
Sunday 27th June, 2021
Commuters who use wheelchairs are taking legal action against the Victorian government and Melbourne’s tram operator over their failure to keep pace with federal standards for accessible public transport.
Tyrone Dalton
ABC News
Wednesday 16th June, 2021
A teenage boy found guilty of murdering a Central Victorian man with a disability in his home in July 2018 will spend at least the next six years in jail.
Mark Reddie
ABC News
Friday 23rd April, 2021
Police allege the syndicate skimmed NDIS funding from disabled users of the scheme — providing inflated invoices to the NDIS for rebates.
Luke Michael
Pro Bono News
Wednesday 7th April, 2021
The letter – whose signatories include people across the social sector, academia and the legal space – notes that the overrepresentation and disadvantage experienced by people with cognitive disability in
Connie Georgatos
Independent Australia
Sunday 14th March, 2021
In juvenile detention facilities and in adult prisons right across Australia, the incarcerated are excluded from Medicare and denied the same level of healthcare as the rest of us. They
Office of the Public Advocate
Tuesday 9th March, 2021
The report focuses on matters relevant to people with cognitive disabilities, including mental health and neurological disabilities, which may affect their ability to make decisions without support. The 25 recommendations
Marie McInerneyFebruary
Sunday 21st February, 2021
A relative of an Aboriginal man with a cognitive disability who has been held in indefinite detention for 15 years has told the Disability Royal Commission he was given “shut
Zach Hope
The Age
Sunday 28th February, 2021
One of the “most significant reports” ever released by Victoria’s Office of the Public Advocate will recommend that every person entering Australian prisons be screened for cognitive disabilities – a
Celina Edmonds and Nas Campanella
ABC News
Thursday 25th February, 2021
Advocates for a First Nations man detained for 14 years in a "hopeless and desperate situation" say they will renew his case for justice with the United Nations to move