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10/05/2021

AAP: Scott Morrison warns of NDIS cost blowouts

PM says the future of the NDIS is at stake unless ballooning costs are brought under control. NDS's CEO believes the government should focus on the return on investment rather than the outlay.
In the media
30/04/2021

SBS: Peak body calls for mandatory COVID-19 vaccines for disability workers

A national survey has found that disability support workers are hesitating to get the COVID-19 vaccine. NDS CEO, David Moody spoke to SBS about why the vaccine should be mandatory.
In the media
29/04/2021

ABC Radio: People with Disability accessing the NDIS in Tasmania

Alice Flockhart, NDS State Manager - Tasmania was interviewed by Piia Wirsu about the low number of people with disability in Tasmania accessing the NDIS.
In the media
17/04/2021

AAP: Disability advocates urging the Morrison government to fix rollout

NDS's CEO spoke to AAP about the sector's frustrations with delays to providing the vaccine to people with disability despite being a priority group.
In the media
16/04/2021

AAP: Disability Ministers to meet again in July

Australia's disability ministers are set to meet again in July when independent assessments for the national support scheme will be a key focus.
In the media
12/04/2021

2GB Radio: Thousands of vulnerable Australians waiting on COVID-19 jab

Deborah Knight spoke to NDS CEO David Moody about the impacts the COVID-19 vaccine delays have had on the disability sector.
In the media
12/04/2021

ABC Radio: Vaccine delays anger disability service provider

ABC interviewed Andrew Richardson, CEO of Aruma and NDS CEO, David Moody about the delays in the phase 1A rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine.
In the media
9/04/2021

ABC News: Disability support staff in great demand as advocates warn more are needed

NDS CEO, David Moody spoke to ABC about the critical shortage of workers in the disability sector.
In the media
7/04/2021

Guardian: Disability Services take COVID vaccinations into their own hands

NDS CEO, David Moody was interviewed about how the delays to the Phase 1a roll-out of the vaccine are impacting people with disability and providers.
In the media
11/03/2021

Guardian: Not the NDIS we fought for - disability advocates fear new assessments driven by cost cutting

NDS joined advocates and other peak bodies to a call to Government to stop Independent Assessments.