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Parliamentary report captures concerns about NDIS market

The Joint Standing Committee on the NDIS has produced a report on NDIS market readiness that is highly critical of the flawed approach to NDIS transition.
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NDS Monthly Wrap - September 2018

Welcome to the Monthly Wrap - where we highlight 20 things that NDS has done in the past month to support the sector.

NDIS can do a better job on employment

NDIS Essential Issues banner with man smiling in a vehicle and text: 'Making employment a priority'

4/07/2018

Increasing the employment of people with disability is integral to the vision of the NDIS. It was a key reason why the Productivity Commission concluded, in its seminal 2011 report, that the economic benefits of the NDIS would outweigh the costs over time.

But the NDIS is under-performing in its support for participants to work. Only 2.1 per cent of NDIS supports for people over 25 years and 5.4 per cent of supports for people 15 to 24 years are for employment.

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