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Disability employment to be boosted through new WA Container Deposit Scheme

The WA Government has announced the Container Deposit Scheme will launch on 2 June 2020. It will provide employment opportunities for people with disability.

Updated Price Summary reflects new group prices

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1/07/2019

The NDIA has released revised versions of the 2019-20 Price Guide and Price Summary. The most significant changes involve the prices listed for group supports, resulting from the Agency reverting to how it calculated group supports in last year’s Price Guide.

The clarity on the price increases is welcome. Indicative in-community, standard weekday daytime rates (including the TTP) are:

In reverting to last year’s method of calculating prices for group supports, the allowance for administrative functions has again been included in the hourly price. This means "providers of group based supports are not permitted to bill for non-face-to-face services as the hourly price limits for these supports include an allowance for non-face-to face services" (p.28 of the Price Guide).

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