September 25, 2019

News / Supporting ABI self-advocacy groups in regional Victoria

Leadership Plus and United Brains are running a project to develop and promote self-advocacy groups for people with acquired brain […]

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 14, 2019

News / ABIWise – a new cool app for people with Acquired Brain Injury

Brain Injury Matters have put together a great ABI app with lots of useful information, links and stories. Made by […]

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 […]

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 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 […]