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Summer Foundation
Tuesday 18th June, 2024

On this episode of Reasonable & Necessary, Dr George meets with disability rights advocate El Gibbs and disability law expert Mitchell Skipsey to discuss the NDIS Bill, the recent amendments…

ABC News
Thursday 13th June, 2024

Federal Minister Bill Shorten is in New York spruiking Australia’s expertise with the National Disability Insurance Scheme. Australia’s a pioneer with this type of scheme – which directly funds people…

SBS News
Thursday 6th June, 2024

Laws that will enable sweeping reforms to the National Disability Insurance Scheme have passed the lower house as the government looks to claw back $14 billion from the scheme over…

ABC News
Thursday 6th June, 2024

The federal government is committing to work further with the disability community to design changes to the National Disability Insurance Scheme. It is increasing funding for organisations representing people with…

The Saturday Paper
Saturday 1st June, 2024

Bill Shorten’s reform of the National Disability Insurance Scheme, forecast to cut $14.4 billion in growth over the next five years, reanimates critical elements of the previous Coalition government’s failed…

The Hon Bill Shorten MP
Friday 31st May, 2024

In September 2020, at the height of Covid, when the world’s eyes were glued to the internet, a Twitter user called Mel posted a simple image of the first message…

Thursday 30th May, 2024

NDIS have created a new online tip-off form to report suspected fraud. The new form will ask relevant and direct questions about the suspected fraud. This will give us the…

National Disability Services
Friday 24th May, 2024

In a webinar today the NDIS Provider and Worker Registration Taskforce shared their preliminary thinking on the future of provider and worker regulation and sought feedback on three of their…

Summer Foundation
Tuesday 21st May, 2024

On this episode of Reasonable & Necessary, Dr George meets with Greens Senator Jordon Steele-John to understand his position on the changes to the NDIS legislation that are currently before…

Northern Daily Leader
Wednesday 22nd May, 2024

Looming changes to the NDIS will lead to “homogenising” people with disabilities and ignore individual needs for support, advocacy groups warn. Laws before federal parliament seeking to overhaul parts of…

Friday 17th May, 2024

People with disability are too often seen as problems to be solved, rather than the problem-solvers with agency to act.

Friday 17th May, 2024

Sara and Jess unpack from DSC what budget night heralded for the disability sector, including: $14.4bn cut from projected NDIS growth, funding to respond to the NDIS Review, consultation on…