Issues / AAT urges minister to fix NDIA decisions – an “entirely unsatisfactory state of affairs”
The Administrative Appeals Tribunal is hearing many appeals by NDIS participants against decisions made by the NDIA, and many are […]
Case Studies / Helping Marta deal with doctors
Marta is very uncomfortable with doctors, but really needs their help. Born with complex medical conditions, she had multiple painful […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]