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ABC radio: Federal Government announces NDIS Fraud Taskforce

ABC radio’s PM program interviewed NDS Chief Executive Ken Baker on the newly-announced NDIS Fraud Taskforce.

ABC News: Young people with disability remain in nursing homes

ABC News has published an article about young people with disability living in aged care facilities due to a lack of housing support. NDS Chief Executive Ken Baker is featured in the article.

ABC The World Today: Ombudsman report stresses crucial changes for NDIS

An ABC radio report outlines the Commonwealth Ombudsman report released today, with 23 recommendations for action to improve NDIS processes amid a backlog of plan reviews. NDS Chief Executive Ken Baker...

ABC News: Disability sector asks questions about ditching of Medicare Levy increase

The ABC has published a report on the news that the Australian Government will no longer fund the NDIS through an increase to the Medicare Levy. It features NDS Chief Executive Ken Baker.

Sunday Mail Adelaide: Does the NDIA Independent Pricing Review offer enough for service providers?

Sunday Mail Adelaide published a report on the NDIA’s Independent Pricing Review (released in March 2018), outlining current challenges for providers.

ABC News: Families feeling let down by the NDIS

The ABC has interviewed families of NDIS participants who say they are being let down in the roll out of the NDIS. 

Sky News: Ticket to Work program supporting young people with disability to find work

Sky News broadcast a segment on Ticket to Work - NDS’s school-to-work initiative for young people with disability - featuring NDS Chief Executive Ken Baker and Julian McAlpine, a Year 11 student.

ABC News: Independent Pricing Review will ease pressure on providers

The ABC has published a report on details of last week’s NDIA Independent Pricing Review, with comment from NDS Chief Executive Ken Baker.

ABC News: New NDIS team to prioritise provider payment delays

To clear the existing backlog of payments experienced by disability service providers, the NDIA has formed a National Provider Payment Team, reports ABC News.

2017 State of the Disability Sector Report attracts national news coverage

Last week, NDS launched the State of the Disability Sector Report for 2017 as part of our CEO Meeting in Sydney. The report, which paints a picture of a sector under pressure, attracted widespread media...