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June 12, 2018

News / John Wakefield, champion for intellectual disability, awarded Order of Australia

Leadership Plus is delighted to congratulate our long-serving board member, John Wakefield on being admitted to the Order of Australia […]

May 16, 2018

Issues / Commonwealth Ombudsman finds NDIA reviews too slow

The Commonwealth Ombudsman’s report into the NDIA’s process for reviewing plans has found the process is too slow, the backlog […]

May 3, 2018

Issues / NDIS ILC funding not supporting Acquired Brain Injury

The National Readiness grants for the NDIS program of Information, Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC) were announced on Monday April […]

May 2, 2018

Issues / Is the NDIA too fond of lawyers?

“In carrying out its functions, the Tribunal must pursue the objective of providing a mechanism of review that is fair, […]

April 13, 2018

Case Studies / Is early transition to the NDIS early enough?

The transition from state-based services to the National Disability Insurance Scheme, the NDIS, was always going to present challenges, and […]

March 9, 2018

Issues / How market-ready is the NDIS?

The Federal Parliament Joint Standing Committee on the National Disability Insurance Scheme is conducting an inquiry into the market readiness […]

March 2, 2018

Case Studies / A safe home for Patricia

Patricia is a 44 year old woman with an acquired brain injury who also suffers from anxiety and depression. A […]

February 26, 2018

News / The importance of independent oversight in disability care

A coronial inquiry into the death of a woman with disability after reports from community visitor volunteers highlights the importance of […]

News / Losing touch – touch screen EFTPOS interfaces can be a problem

Australia has one of the highest uptake of EFTPOS devices in the world, and a reputation for innovation in payment […]

February 7, 2018

Issues / Disability NFP organisations struggling with IT

A recent survey of Not For Profits has revealed that disability NFPs don’t have the IT systems or capabilities that […]