Posted on the NDIA Website on 10 December: “The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) will implement a range of new pricing arrangements that will assist providers deliver high quality, innovative supports to National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participants. These changes demonstrate the NDIA’s commitment to developing a sustainable and vibrant disability services market, where participants […]
Network, discuss and share information in regards to the successes and challenges experienced in the roll out and the implementation of one of Australia’s largest social policy reforms, the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
Organised by Disability Advocacy Recourse Unit (DARU), this forum series provides a space for advocates to gain practical information and share knowledge by participating in topical, interactive sessions. It’s more imperative than ever to keep abreast with the ever changing disability services and supports landscape to understand the impact this will have on the practice […]
A Podcast for Disability Service Providers transitioning to the NDIS. NDIS participants expect high levels of service that is person-centred, safe and reliable. Service delivery needs to keep pace with participants evolving goals. To deliver on this expectation, organisations in the disability sector need to be strong, sustainable, robust and agile. They will need to […]
The NDIA requires that the delivery of specialist behaviour support services and use of restrictive practices must only be undertaken by registered NDIS providers and specialist behaviour support funding must be managed by the NDIA. As we know, the NDIA, will only purchase supports from registered providers. So, what about other supports? Is it possible […]
The NDIS has released three participant booklets to support people with disability throughout their NDIS journey. The booklets are a practical tool to help people with disability, participants, their families, carers and the wider community learn more about the NDIS, prepare for a planning meeting and to implement their plan. Easy English versions are available. […]
This Conference will seek broad input into the NDIS reform process. It will present papers and workshops on current practices and proposed improvements or alternatives to them. It seeks additional reform proposals, and invites campaign ideas for building broad public support for transformational change. Call for papers is open until 30 June.
Would you like more information regarding NDIS access for people with psychosocial disability? Julian Carr, from the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) Mental Health and Hard to Reach Team, will be in Adelaide on 20 and 21 September to facilitate two NDIS Mental Health Access Workshops. These workshops, identical in content, are designed to inform […]
Self-managing NDIS funding is a powerful way to have choice and take control over directing one’s own supports and working towards the good things in life. However, people may be discouraged thinking that self-management is a difficult process. Purple Orange has been working with a number of agencies around Australia to explore peoples experiences self-managing […]
The Growing Space’s upcoming workshops: NDIS Deep Dive (Aug 21 or Sept 17: $270) Master Self Management (Sept 28 or Oct 17: $127) Pre-plan like a Pro (Sept 4: $90) Led by Sam Paior, and The Growing Space team of Support Coordinators. For information and registration visit the Growing Space – Workshop and Events page