October 9, 2019

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 […]

September 5, 2019

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 […]

July 1, 2019

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 […]

June 5, 2019

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 […]

February 6, 2019

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 […]

January 25, 2019

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 […]

September 25, 2018

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]