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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
News / The importance of independent oversight in disability care
A coronial inquiry into the death of a woman with disability after reports from community visitor volunteers highlights the importance of […]
News / Losing touch – touch screen EFTPOS interfaces can be a problem
Australia has one of the highest uptake of EFTPOS devices in the world, and a reputation for innovation in payment […]
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.