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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]