Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme, Stuart Robert, today announced the first ever NDIS Participant Employment Strategy–a nation-wide effort to empower NDIS participants with more choice and control through supporting them to succeed in employment opportunities.
Minister for the NDIS, Stuart Robert, today released the Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) Design Standard¬¬–landmark guidelines that will spur a new era of housing construction and enhancement for Australians with disability. The SDA Design Standard will guide architects, builders and the community as they look for new and better ways to build specialist housing for people with disability.
Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme, Stuart Robert, today welcomed the appointment of Mr Martin Hoffman as the incoming Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA). Minister Robert said Mr Hoffman has a long and distinguished history of senior leadership roles in service delivery in both the public and private sectors, leading high performing organisations while growing customer satisfaction and staff engagement. He also has deep expertise in digital transformation.
The Morrison Government is helping businesses get National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)-ready with $8.8 million available through the second round of NDIS Transition Assistance Funding. There are 440 grants, worth up to $20,000 each, available in this latest round.
Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), Stuart Robert, has today announced more than $65 million to assist Australians with disability, their families and carers to more easily access high-quality and up to date information about living with disability. The grants awarded under the NDIS’ Information, Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC) National Information Program, will increase the accessibility, quality and consistency of information via national platforms over the next three years.
Federal-State cooperation continues NDIS build with improvements in transport, mental health and justice
The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Disability Reform Council (DRC) met today for its second meeting for 2019 in Sydney, New South Wales. DRC maintained momentum in resolving long-standing issues regarding the interface between the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and mainstream service systems.
The Morrison Government has announced applications are now open to share in $62 million worth of National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Information, Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC) grants. Two ILC grants rounds are now open: Mainstream Capacity Building program ($32m available) and Economic and Community Participation program ($30m available).
Minister for the NDIS, Stuart Robert, has announced that more than 30,000 South Australians have now benefitted from life-changing support through the Scheme. Minister Robert, who was in Adelaide today as part of ongoing regular roundtable discussions with local participants, said the milestone is significant with nearly half of all participants in the state receiving supports for the first time.
Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme, Stuart Robert, has opened a public consultation into the NDIS Participant Service Guarantee seeking feedback on how NDIS processes can be improved.
Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme, Stuart Robert, today officially opened the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission (NDIS Commission) Victorian office, alongside Federal Member for Chisholm, Ms Gladys Liu.
The Morrison Government has announced $100 million in funding for programs aimed at empowering people with disability across Australia to be independent and engage fully in social, economic and community life.
Minister for the NDIS, Stuart Robert, today announced the Morrison Government is making it easier for eligible National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participants to access high quality housing following a range of reforms to build confidence in the Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) market.
Minister for the NDIS, Stuart Robert, today announced $5.6 million to help businesses transition to NDIS through the Transition Assistance Funding initiative. 280 organisations will receive grants of up to $20,000 each to access business services and support.
David Tune AO PSM has been appointed to conduct a review of National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) legislation and rules, which in turn will inform the development of the Morrison Government’s promised NDIS Participant Service Guarantee.
Minister for the NDIS, Stuart Robert, announced the first group of projects to receive funding to encourage NDIS market and workforce growth, with 16 successful projects to share $10 million in grants from the Jobs and Market Fund (JMF).
The Government is investing $19.6 million through the NDIS to fund innovative projects that will provide greater opportunity for people with disability to participate in work. 64 organisations will receive funding as part of the Information, Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC) program and the grant round will also support the NDIS Participant Employment Taskforce.
Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme, Stuart Robert, has released data collected directly from participants, their families and carers and providers. The outcomes data is one of the largest surveys to ever be conducted in the Australian disability sector.
Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme, Stuart Robert, said The Commonwealth and Queensland governments have reached enduring arrangements for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in Queensland.
More than 300,000 Australians are now receiving support through the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), with the major milestone announced today.
Ten organisations will receive a share of $5.7 million to help NDIS providers meet regulatory requirements.