An alliance of 40 disability advocacy groups has signed a statement calling on the government to include sexuality supports in the NDIS.
Gaps in the understanding of homelessness by NDIS service providers are preventing people accessing the housing support they may be entitled to.
David Tune has been appointed to conduct a review of the NDIS aimed at cutting red tape and improving service delivery.
NDIS support co-ordinators and remote providers will benefit from new price increases announced by the federal government.
Julie Collins says she’ll ensure the government responds appropriately to the aged care royal commission after being returned as shadow minister for ageing.
A new report by the AIHW provides a comprehensive overview of service provision under the National Disability Agreement.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has put the NDIS at the top of his list for improving government services as he announced a new minister to oversee the fraud-plagued disability scheme.
Carers Queensland has opened six new offices around the state as part of its involvement in the NDIS community partners program.
A lack of knowledge among providers about what is required to register with the NDIS Commission before 1 July 2019 has contributed to the $1.6 billion “underspend” revealed in the Budget, writes Nathan Temple.
Disability service providers have reacted with disappointment to the government’s workforce strategy and are calling for a please explain on $1.6 billion missing from NDIS funding in the federal budget.
The federal government has pledged to get all young people with disability out of the residential aged care system within four years.
Disability service providers are failing to connect with people from CALD backgrounds because many are unsure of the support available or don’t know how to access it.
Home aged care providers can take a leaf from the disability service book, where the individual support package model is setting the tone for the future of consumer directed care, an industry conference will hear.
Disability service providers have welcomed moves to introduce national screening for NDIS workers but say the scheme needs to cast a wider net across the disability support sector, including those holding key decision-making roles.