The Hon Stuart Robert MP
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The findings of the independent review into the legislation underpinning the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) have been released today.
Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), Stuart Robert, today announced that 446 businesses will share in approximately $9 million to help transition to the NDIS. This includes up to $1.36 million to businesses in bushfire affected areas.
The Morrison Government is leading formal discussions today with states and territories on developing a new National Disability Strategy at today’s Disability Reform Council meeting.
Minister for the NDIS, Stuart Robert, today announced the commencement of the NDIS Annual Price Review for 2020-21 and the government’s commitment to help grow the NDIS market, and deliver on innovation and improved technology.
The National Disability Insurance Scheme was envisaged almost ten years ago. People with disability, advocates, carers and many Australians recognised we couldn’t continue with the status quo in terms of how the nation supported people with disability, on a state by state basis.
Minister for the NDIS, Stuart Robert, opened the Access 2019 - Association of Consultants in Access Australia (ACAA) Conference, where he confirmed the government’s committed to cutting red tape for Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) to ensure timely advice is provided to the market about participant eligibility and housing type and location.
NDIS, disability, wait times
PAUL CULLIVER: First though, making news today is national figures showing more that 1200 people have died in three years while waiting for access to NDIS packages. Those deaths include 65 children, 35 of whom were aged six and younger.
Interview with Minister Stuart Robert regarding NDIS figures and support centres in bushfire affected areas
Interview with Stuart Robert, Minister for NDIS, regarding NDIS figures and support centres in bushfire affected areas.
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