This short NDIS video will give you some basic information about what the NDIS is and what you can expect from it. The NDIS is gradually rolling out across Australia and is expected to begin in our region in January 2019. This might … Read more
The NDIS has complied a playlist of five videos in Auslan which cover general information about the NDIS, what you can do to get ready for the NDIS and more. You can find the playlist here.
There has been quite a lot of confusion about where mental health fits with the NDIS. Hopefully this new NDIS fact sheet will answer some of the questions that people have. The fact sheet defines what psychosocial disability and recovery … Read more
This is a relatively short article by The Conversation which outlines some of the basic information about the NDIS, including why do we need the NDIS, eligibility and some of the issues that have been experienced up until now. You … Read more
There’s an exciting information sharing event coming up in the Brisbane region around the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) for service users who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and their organisations and communities. It will take place on 23 … Read more
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 … Read more
The NDIS continues to roll out across Queensland and although it will not roll out in the Moreton Bay Region until January 2019, there is much you can do do to prepare for the scheme in the meantime. Over the coming months … Read more
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 … Read more