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Survey for NDIS participants about COVID-19 changes to the Scheme

3 July 2020

The NDIA is encouraging NDIS participants to take part in the new University of Melbourne survey about the changes we made to the NDIS in response to COVID-19. The survey gives participants, their families and carers a chance to share their experience of interacting with the NDIA and the Scheme during the COVID-19 pandemic. The survey will also help us to understand how NDIS participants have found using telehealth to access allied health services.

June Data Reports released

3 July 2020

This week, the NDIA released the fifth set of NDIS data on the NDIS Data and Insights website. It includes a range of new and refreshed data, including detailed reports into Participant Outcomes and Family/Carer Outcomes.

Changes to NDIS Independent Advisory Council

2 July 2020

Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), Stuart Robert, has announced the new and returning members of the Independent Advisory Council (IAC) from 1st  July 2020.

The Independent Advisory Council provides formal advice to the Board of the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA), the governing body of the NDIS, on the most important issues affecting participants, carers and families.

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Janet's NDIS story

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Here’s a list of disability advocacy organisations that can help you for free if you are unhappy with a decision the NDIS has made.

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