The Hon Stuart Robert MP
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Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme, Stuart Robert, said the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) is making improvements to NDIS pricing that better meets the needs of NDIS participants, their families, carers and providers across the NDIS market while maintaining the financial sustainability of the Scheme.
The death of NDIS participant, Ann Marie Smith, in South Australia is absolutely shocking and the circumstances that led to her death must never be allowed to happen again. As is appropriate, the circumstances of Ms Smith’s death are being investigated by the independent bodies established to do just that. These independent bodies include the South Australia Police, the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission (NDIS Commission) and the South Australian Coroner.
The Morrison Government has continued to deliver the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), despite the emergence of the coronavirus, with new data released today showing around 27,500 people with disability joining the NDIS in the first quarter of 2020.
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.
Investigation into the death of Ann Marie Smith, NDIS participant safety, provider regulation
NDIS participant safety, provider regulation
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