The NDIS scheme is half-way through the full roll-out of projected services and supports. By the end of 2019 239,400 participants will be a part of the NDIS. On 1 July 2019, all States, except Western Australia will join the scheme.Read More
Human rights underpin the NDIS legislation and are the foundation on which the shift to the self-directed, person-centred approach is grounded. In the past disability care has had an uneven power base. Now it’s the participant who has the power. Disability support providers need to work with the needs of the participant in this new person-centred and customer-centric ethos of the National Disability Insurance Scheme.Read More
There’s a new dawn for disability care in Australia, but the horizon remains unclear for service providers.
The Quality and Safeguarding Framework (QSF) will eventually yield a nationally consistent set of standards governing the procurement and provision of services funded by the NDIS. But it is still a work in progress, with many of its components under review.Read More
Registration to the NDIS has been available since June 2016 to most service providers, who at that time were regulated by their state or territory.
The National Quality and Safeguarding Framework (QSF) was launched in July 2018 to supersede this localised approach in which the NDIA was registrar for applications.Read More