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October 9, 2019

Blogs / The Administrative Appeals Tribunal affirms less than 2% of the NDIS decisions appealed by participants.

  Only a tiny proportion of appeals that people with disability bring to the AAT are actually heard by the […]

September 25, 2019

News / Supporting ABI self-advocacy groups in regional Victoria

Leadership Plus and United Brains are running a project to develop and promote self-advocacy groups for people with acquired brain […]

September 5, 2019

Case Studies / Gabrielle gets the NDIA run-around

The NDIA gave Gabrielle the wrong advice and then didn’t fix it.  And they kept on not fixing it. Gabrielle […]

July 1, 2019

Issues / COAG tackles NDIS health handball

COAG Disability Reform Council has brought common sense to funding some essential health related disability supports. Funding necessary health related […]

June 5, 2019

Issues / New Victorian laws for guardianship

The Victorian Government passes Guardianship and Administration Act 2019, giving force to the UN Convention on Rights of People with […]

February 14, 2019

News / ABIWise – a new cool app for people with Acquired Brain Injury

Brain Injury Matters have put together a great ABI app with lots of useful information, links and stories. Made by […]

February 6, 2019

Issues / NDIS decisions are putting pressure on guardianship bodies.

The NDIS is designed around the philosophy that people with disabilities and those closest to them, are best placed to […]

January 25, 2019

Issues / Another NDIS transport decision – but wait, there’s more!

This week an Administrative Appeals Tribunal decision has been released which potentially reshapes what NDIS decisions can be taken to […]

October 3, 2018

Case Studies / A bed is not a home – a house for Peter and Lisa

Peter could get Specialist Disability Accommodation, but only if he lived by himself. Peter had a spinal stroke a year […]

September 25, 2018

Issues / NDIS – inching closer to market readiness

A parliamentary inquiry has found that neither the NDIA, disability service providers, the disability workforce nor participants are ready for […]