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Media release
19/10/2017

Productivity Commission delivers recommendations for a better NDIS

The Productivity Commission has echoed many of the calls of the disability sector in its final report into the Review of NDIS Costs released this morning.
Media release
18/10/2017

Disability service providers welcome improvements to NDIS experience

Disability service providers and the people they support will be relieved to hear that action is being taken to improve the experience of the NDIS.
Media release
12/06/2017

NDIS prices continue to fall short

Dr Ken Baker: “This is a disappointing result – at a time when the supply of disability supports must expand to meet demand without compromising quality.”
Media release
26/05/2017

Speed must not compromise quality of NDIS in Queensland

NDS welcomes a decision from the Commonwealth and Queensland governments that sees hundreds of Queenslanders with disability gain early access to the NDIS.
Media release
25/05/2017

Collaborative new approach for Autism launched by government

Assistant Minister for Social Services and Disability Services Jane Prentice has announced a collaborative approach to better support people with Autism.
Media release
9/05/2017

Funding the NDIS through the Medicare Levy adds certainty

NDS welcomes the Federal Government’s decision to fully fund its share of the NDIS by increasing the Medicare Levy.
Media release
4/05/2017

It’s time to act, to get the NDIS on track

"NDS and the sector are ready to work with the NDIA and governments to improve the NDIS. We have recommendations ready to be heard and acted upon."
Media release
2/05/2017

Victorian Budget represents positive commitment to people with disability and disability services

“This Budget represents the continuation of work started by the Victorian Government in its 2016-17 Budget to support the Victorian sector’s NDIS transition."