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Disability advocates urge Disability Royal Commission into Omicron crisis

Disability advocates urge Disability Royal Commission into Omicron crisis

01 February 2022
The board of Australia’s peak disability rights and advocacy organisation is calling on the Disability Royal Commission (DRC) to launch an emergenc...
Queensland woman charged in relation to $480,000 NDIS fraud

Queensland woman charged in relation to $480,000 NDIS fraud

08 December 2021
A woman believed to be the director of two disability services providers has been charged after raids on the Sunshine Coast following an investigat...
Submissions flood in as Royal Commission releases new paper

Submissions flood in as Royal Commission releases new paper

07 December 2021
More than 3200 submissions and almost 11,500 telephone inquiries have been received by the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Explo...
SA carer fronts court over assaulting teen with cerebral palsy

SA carer fronts court over assaulting teen with cerebral palsy

23 November 2021
Weeks after the release of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Quality and Safeguards Commission report showed more than a million case...
Government introduces new Bill to further protect NDIS participants from neglect, abuse and exploitation

Government introduces new Bill to further protect NDIS participants from neglect, abuse and exploitation

22 October 2021
Last year’s horrific death of an NDIS participant has sparked a new Federal Government Bill to protect the lives of all participants and ensure no ...
Joint Committee on NDIS Independent Assessors hands down long-awaited findings

Joint Committee on NDIS Independent Assessors hands down long-awaited findings

21 October 2021
The Parliamentary Joint Committee on the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) has tabled its final report for the inquiry into independent a...
Navigating the NDIS service agreement steps

Navigating the NDIS service agreement steps

18 October 2021
New to the NDIS? About to enter your first service agreement but not sure what that means? Then let us guide you through the process.
NDIS appeals heard by the AAT jumped by 700% over five years

NDIS appeals heard by the AAT jumped by 700% over five years

01 October 2021
The number of National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) appeals by participants heard by the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) has skyrockete...
Disability Safety Legislation Bill to prevent another NDIS life being lost

Disability Safety Legislation Bill to prevent another NDIS life being lost

02 September 2021
The horrific death of NDIS participant Ann Marie Smith in Adelaide last year, which shocked the disability sector and the nation, has lead to a dis...
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