Category Archives: Ndis

Information, Linkages and Capacity Building Policy Framework online consultation

The following has been documented on the NDIS website. For full information go to http://www.ndis.gov.au/document/1421 What is Information, Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC)? Information, Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC) is the new name for “Tier 2” of the National Disability … Continue reading

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NDIS- New site opens in South Australia

The NDIS has opened a new office in Murray Bridge, South Australia. The office will service the Riverland, Murray Mallee, Fleurieu Peninsula, Mount Barker and broader Adelaide Hills regions. For more information click here.

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KPMG interim report: Review of the optimal approach to transition to full NDIS

The KPMG report (available here) into the NDIS has been developed in light of the lessons learned from the trial sites and analysis of the complexity surrounding full roll out of the scheme. The report lists several policy issues which … Continue reading

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Confident Connected Carers- Free workshops for families and carers of NDIS participants

These interactive workshops for families and carers of NDIS participants delivered by the Association for Children with a Disability and Carers Victoria.Confident Connected CarersFree interactive workshops for families and carers of NDIS participants delivered by the Association for Children with … Continue reading

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NDIS mental health update

The Mental Health Council of Australia (MHCA) has released a position statement on the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). The MHCA has strong concerns about the implications of the scheme for mental health consumers, carers and service providers. This position paper … Continue reading

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Celebrating the launch of DisabilityCare Australia

July 1st 2013, saw the launch of DisabilityCare Australia. People with a disability, their families and carers, in four launch sites across the country; the Hunter area in New South Wales, Geelong and the Barwon area in Victoria, in South … Continue reading

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Celebrating the launch of DisabilityCare Australia

July 1st 2013, saw the launch of DisabilityCare Australia. People with a disability, their families and carers, in four launch sites across the country; the Hunter area in New South Wales, Geelong and the Barwon area in Victoria, in South … Continue reading

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NDIS Updates

ELIGIBILITY IN THE LAUNCH SITES FROM 1 JULY 2013 The National Disability Insurance Scheme will be rolled out progressively in all States and Territories with the exception of Western Australia between 1 July 2013 and 1 July 2019: From 1 … Continue reading

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GEELONG TO BE HEADQUARTERS OF DISABILITYCARE AUSTRALIA (FED)

The Gillard and Victorian Governments announced today that the head office of DisabilityCare Australia will be located in Geelong. This will create around 300 new jobs once DisabilityCare is fully rolled out from 2019-20. This is in addition to the … Continue reading

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National Disability Insurance Scheme Update 44

The following is the NDIS Update 44: Dear Friends It has been a momentous few weeks for DisabilityCare Australia. The historic agreements we’ve reached with States and Territories mean that around 90 per cent of Australians will be covered by DisabilityCare Australia … Continue reading

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