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NDIS pricing boosted to support participants-Latest News NDIS

National Disability Insurance  Scheme (NDIS) participants will have better access to safe supports following the completion of the Annual Pricing Review. 

From 1 July 2022, price limits for all NDIS supports delivered by disability support workers will increase by 9 per cent, including a 2 per cent temporary loading in 2022-23,[...] Read More

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Celebrate NAIDOC week from 4-11 July

NAIDOC week celebrates the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

To celebrate, we’re sharing some incredible stories of NDIS participants.

Stories :Alex is riding high again after their dream comes true, thanks to NDIS Jackie paints a new path during COVID to achieve her dreams [...] Read More

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NDIS continues to deliver positive outcomes

Media release from the Minister  21 May 2021

Today’s release of the latest National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) quarterly report shows the strong participant outcomes from this world-first Scheme.

“This[...] Read More

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New reports show COVID-19 impact on NDIS participants

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Media release  6 May 2021

The NDIA today has released two new reports which provide key insights into supports provided to NDIS participants during the COVID- 19 pandemic. 

The release of the reports follows a survey of thousands of Australians with disability during the global pandemic.

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Working as an NDIS Provider

The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) would like to invite all new NDIS providers to attend an information session on Working as an NDIS provider.

This session will benefit new providers that have commenced delivering supports to NDIS participants. This session will cover: a brief overview of the NDIS and support budgets The Pr[...] Read More

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Support coordinator measures put in place during the COVID- 19 pandemic will be extended until the end of March.

Support coordination line items claimable under a participant’s Core budget will continue until 31 March 2021. Beyond this date, support coordination will continue to be available to all participants who have a reasonable and necessary need for it and can be claimed from their Capacity Building budget. While the flexibility to fund support[...] Read More

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Media release from the Minister

Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme, Stuart Robert, has confirmed NDIS participants in declared hotspot local government areas have access to a range of temporary measures to ensure they can receive their disability-related supports, in line with public health advice. These measures are currently available in the declared hotsp[...] Read More

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Celebrate International Day of People with Disability

Celebrate International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) with us on 3 December. This year’s theme, ‘Seeing the ability in disability’, challenges perceptions and common stereotypes, and celebrates the achievements of Australians living with disability (NDIS Commission), instead of the NDIA. WA is the last state to tra[...] Read More

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Strong protections for NDIS participants are now in place across Australia

A nationally consistent NDIS quality and safeguards system is now in place across Australia, delivering strong and consistent protections for every participant in the NDIS. The WA Department of Communities Disability Services Provider Panel re-opened registration on 1 July 2020 and will continue to accept new applications until tender closure da[...] Read More