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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
Issues / Protection from abuse of people with disability not guaranteed, even in hospital
Even in places where care is the goal, abuse can occur.
Issues / Time to review the reviewers?
To paraphrase the old legal maxim, “Access delayed is access denied”. While the NDIA has a process for requesting a review of a plan, we are finding lots of issues with the process.
Issues / Who wants to pay for a bank statement?
Treasury is undertaking a consultation into charging for paper copies of bills and bank statements. As more and more utilities, […]