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.
28 June 2020
The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) has released the NDIS Price Guide for 2020-21 financial year, and the Support Catalogue, effective 1st July 2020.
The Assistive Technology and Consumables Code Guide, effective 1st July, is also now available.
5 May 2020
The NDIA is developing information packs for NDIS participants, families, and carers to help during the CoronaVirus pandemic. These packs collate information that is often available in different places and pulls that information together into a single resource.
The first of these packs - Early Childhood Early Intervention for children aged 0 to 6 years old - is now available on the NDIS website.
25 March 2020
The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) has published a new page called "What happens when."
This page answers questions such as:
- What happens when I have a planning or plan review meeting booked
- What happens when my plan is about to end
- What happens when I need important changes made to my plan
25 March 2020
The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) is making some changes to the plan review process in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
17 March 2020
The Australian Federation of Disability Organisations (AFDO) has set up a page with information and resources on the CoronaVirus (COVID-19) for Australians with disability and their families.
Please visit the AFDO website for more information on the CoronaVirus. The CoronaVirus Information page will be updated as new information and resources become available.
25 February 2020
A new NDIS Price Guide with transport changes has just been published.
The 2019-20 NDIS Price Guide and Support Catalogue went into effect 1 July. Information was added in late February 2020 to support the introduction of participant transport changes from 1 March 2020.
19 February 2020
NDIS participants have the right to feel safe and to receive quality service from NDIS providers.
The NDIS Quality and Safeguard Commission (The Commission) has released a Participants Welcome Pack.
The information provided in this pack gives participants information about their rights, the role of the NDIS Commission, choosing quality and safe supports, and how to make a complaint.
12 February 2020
4 December 2019
The Joint Standing Committee on the NDIS has released the first of their reports - the NDIS Planning Interim Report.
The report outlines 14 recommendations, several of which focus on NDIS planning timelines and the participant's involvement in the drafting process.
It also calls for extra training for NDIA staff, to increase their awareness and familiarity with all types of disability