Sunday, 1 April 2012

Positive budget news expected for NDIS?

The Weekend Australian, 31st March - 1st April 2012 reported:

The Gillard government is preparing to launch its proposed $15 billion National Disability Insurance Scheme next financial year with substantial start-up funding to be announced as a central feature of the federal budget.

... The Weekend Australian can reveal that the government will begin funding the NDIS rollout – due to be completed by 2018 – despite the imperative to return the budget to surplus in 2012-13...  read all of Sue O'Reilly's article here.

Monday 2nd April
But The Australian has mixed messages today, with a supportive editorial, a further report about the welcoming of the NDIS and one casting some doubt about support from some States.

Keep up to date with media on the NDIS here, via the Every Australian Counts campaign media page.

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