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Thursday, 2 August 2012

NDIS: NSW trial funding confirmed for Hunter

The NSW and Federal Governments reached agreement yesterday on the terms of a trial 'launch site' for the National Disability Insurance Scheme, to serve 20,000 people in the Hunter region. The Hunter trial will include people with disabilities of all ages, and include urban and rural locations.

Minister for Disability Reform's media release, 1st August 2012

Media reports on this development:
Peace breaks out in war over disability insurance schemeImre Salusunszky and Sue Dunlevy,
The Australian August 02, 2012

NSW signs on to NDIS, Vic likely to follow, Julian Drape, Sydney Morning Herald, August 1, 2012

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