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September 11, 2018

Issues / Who can handle dealing with the NDIS?

Jean was in tears.  “I feel like I’m only just coping, just keeping my head above water” She’d cracked the night […]

August 28, 2018

Case Studies / Sean is still waiting for a home

At 55, Sean is the youngest person in the aged care home where he has had to live since he […]

August 16, 2018

Blogs / Robodebt and vulnerable people with disability: humanity needs humans

Centrelink is trialling robodebt recovery on its most vulnerable clients. Centrelink deals in big numbers, paying out more than $150 […]

July 5, 2018

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 […]

June 25, 2018

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 […]

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 […]