The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is extending the NDIS Fraud Taskforce to crack down on dodgy providers and ensure participants get the supports they need.
Australians with Motor Neurone Disease (MND) will have better access to essential information through a new website and national information line.
Increased financial support for hundreds of thousands of workers in New South Wales will be available from next week as part of the Commonwealth Government’s expanded national COVID-19 Disaster Payment.
A survey funded by the Morrison Government has found the majority of surveyed support workers reported that a lot of the time women seeking support for family, domestic and sexual violence receive abusive messages, are harassed or are monitored and tracked using digital or online communication.
The Morrison Government is providing an additional $8.9 million to Emergency Relief and Food Relief providers across NSW and Victoria.
I thank all my state and territory ministerial colleagues for their ongoing engagement and commitment to disability policy reform. I also thank the NDIA and its Independent Advisory Council for their work and advice in the lead up to today’s meeting.
Today marks eight years of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). Today we celebrate all eight years of this world-first insurance Scheme which has changed the lives of more than 450,000 Australians with disability across the country. The NDIS was born from a grassroots campaign, backed by thousands of Australians. Introducing a national approach to disability support, so that people could be more independent and participate fully in their communities.
The Morrison Government is committed to ensuring the safety of National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participants during the current COVID-19 outbreak in New South Wales (NSW).
More than 42 per cent of National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participants in residential settings have now received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose.
The Morrison Government continues to deliver on its commitment to reduce the number of younger people living in residential aged care.
The allegations raised by the ABC about the Australian Foundation for Disability are very concerning. “On becoming aware of these allegations, I contacted the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Commissioner who confirmed that the Commission is looking into these matters,” Minister Reynolds said.
Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme Linda Reynolds today launched a national plan to build a more responsive and capable NDIS workforce that will support participants to meet their needs and achieve their goals.
All National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participants aged 16 years and over and carers aged 16 years and over of NDIS participants of any age are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine from Tuesday, 8 June.
The Morrison Government is establishing dedicated vaccination hubs in key locations to provide additional safe and accessible locations for National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participants in Phase 1 to receive a COVID-19 vaccination.
Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme, Senator the Hon Linda Reynolds CSC, today introduced legislation that strengthens the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commissioner’s powers to improve supports for NDIS participants
Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme, Senator the Hon Linda Reynolds CSC has today released a paper outlining how NDIS participants could be supported with the proposal of more flexible NDIS plans in the future.
The Morrison Government is committed to ensuring the safety of National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participants during the current COVID-19 outbreak in Victoria.
Mr Graeme Head, the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commissioner, will conclude his tenure at the end of his current statutory term, on 30 June 2021.
Today’s release of the latest National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) quarterly report shows the strong participant outcomes from this world first Scheme.
The Morrison Government is continuing to guarantee vital supports and services for Australians by investing in the world-leading National Disability Insurance Scheme, the care and support workforce and myGov, as part of our plan to secure Australia’s recovery.