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What do you need? Tell us in our new survey

3 Jul 2017

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We have designed a survey that will help us understand what people with disability need - whether it comes from an NDIS plan, or somewhere else.

Your answers will help us to make sure we're giving you the best and most helpful information possible.

 

The NDIS is making some changes

7 Jun 2017

A monitor with a letter, and a conversation with N D I S in it.

The CEO of the NDIA sent a letter to all NDIS Participants on Tuesday. It was sent to Participants through the online portal, and it was also put up on the NDIS website. 

The letter was very long, and used a lot of terms that might be hard for people to understand. We've summarised what we think it means. 

The NDIS is about more than money

4 May 2017

A monitor with a booklet that has a dollar sign on the front, and 'ndis'.This year the Productivity Commission is running an inquiry into the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Costs. AFDO wrote a submission answering just some of the questions we thought were important.​ We said that we were very disappointed that the inquiry only looked at costs and did not look at what the NDIS was doing to help people with disability.​ We also said we should be looking at the difference the scheme is making to people with disability, and we said mainstream services need to do their part too.

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