Monday, 2 June 2014

News and commentary on the NDIS (21)

Hosted jointly by Macquarie University, the University of Sydney and Australian National University
5 - 7.30 pm, Wednesday 4 June 
NDIS Webinar #6 - participants and carers from the 2013 NDIS trial sites to share their experiences accessing the Scheme.
Thursday 5th June 2014

In this issue:

  • Message from the CEO
  • A positive portrait
  • Federal Budget update
  • Mental health appointment
  • Webinar: Meet the Governors
  • Preparing Queenslanders for NDIS
  • Trial site update (WA)
  • National launch in Geelong
  • What’s on
  • NDIS News – Have your say

NSW Government introduces Disability Inclusion Bill
NSW Ageing, Disability and Home Care media release, 28 May 2014
Minister for Disability Services John Ajaka (has) introduced the landmark Disability Inclusion Bill 2014 into the Legislative Council, which will improve the lives of people with disability, their families and carers.

The main purpose of the Bill is to enhance protections and enshrine the rights of people with disability into NSW law during implementation and following full transition to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) ... read more here

NDIS: Parents say disability scheme failing to deliver support promised
Caroline Winter, The World Today (ABC Radio), 29th April 2014
Parents of disabled children say the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is failing to deliver what was promised.

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