Article by Disability Discrimination Commissioner about the positive impact of NDIS.

This Sydney Morning Herald article, The NDIS is having a positive impact, by Alister McEwin, Disability Discrimination Commissioner, explains some of the ways in which the NDIS is making a difference in the lives of people with disabilities. The Commissioner points out that this scheme is about investing in people with disabilities so that they … Continue reading

Putting you in the driver’s seat. What are some of the significant differences between the current disability system and the NDIS?

  What are some of the significant differences between the current disability system and the NDIS? Old System New System Block funding attached to service Individualised funding attached to the person Service control Self directed support and choice and control State Government – Disability Services National system – National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) Funding tied to a … Continue reading

AMPARO Advocacy NDIS Facts Sheets in Auslan and in languages other than English

AMPARO Advocacy has produced two fact sheets in over 20 languages, including Auslan, to provide information to people from culturally and linguistically diverse communities about disability and the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). You can find these fact sheets on Amparo Advocacy’s website here Related posts: NDIS Information in Languages other than English The NDIS in … Continue reading

The Power of Belief

This is an excerpt from a speech given by the NDIS Chair, Bruce Bonyhady to Leadership Victoria. We recommend you read the full transcript on the NDIS website, but for those short on time, his conclusion is worth considering, particularly as it is a reminder of the power of belief and the strong community forces … Continue reading