Disability insurance

Report

4 Dec 2017

Most of the findings in this report are based on the 2017 Annual Market Survey, which saw 516 disability service providers share their experiences. The survey focuses on the 2016-17 financial year, and highlights the key concerns of the sector, as well as what’s needed...

Commentary

16 Nov 2017

Could the National Disability Insurance Scheme be threatened by higher-than-expected diagnoses of autism and developmental delay?

Report

19 Oct 2017

The scale, pace and nature of the changes that the NDIS is driving are unprecedented in Australia. To reach the estimated 475 000 participants in the scheme by 2019 20, the NDIA needs to approve hundreds of plans a day and review hundreds more. The...

Report

19 Oct 2017

This audit assessed the effectiveness of controls being implemented or developed by the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) to ensure National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) access decisions are consistent with legislative and other requirements

Journal article

2 Oct 2017

The article analyses evidence relating to the outcomes reported from countries that have experimented with individual funding approaches and sets out lessons concerning their implementation, in terms of the further development of the NDIS.

Article

25 Sep 2017

I recently attended the Primary Health Care Research and Information Service conference in Brisbane, and was surprised that at Australia’s premier forum on primary health care (PHC) there was not one presentation on the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and the impact of its rollout...

Report

Evaluation

22 Sep 2017

This evaluation report argues that there is a need to refresh the National Arts and Disability Strategy, to reflect the impact of and opportunities presented by the NDIS.

Strategy

13 Sep 2017

This WA disability services industry plan provides a snapshot of the key findings, analysis of service capability and strategies for transition.

Report

7 Sep 2017

This report provides an overview of activities that relate to the implementation, performance and governanceof the NDIS from 1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017.

Report

15 Aug 2017

The NDIS eligibility criteria for people with mental illness is a central concern for all stakeholders. This report found that whilst the current eligibility criteria could be improved to provide greater clarity, the apparent reliance on diagnosis, rather than functional needs, is likely to result...

Article

14 Aug 2017

The first step to bringing the NDIS back on course is to be aware of the deeply entrenched biases that lead people to act in ways that disregard the dignity and equal value of people with disabilities.

Report

13 Jul 2017

This report examines the prospects for quality services and decent jobs under Australia's National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

Research report

30 Jun 2017

Insights from a survey of almost 1,500 disability service workers and their experiences of working under the NDIS.

Research report

15 Jun 2017

This study investigated the interconnections between housing, community infrastructure and quality of life for Indigenous people living with disability.

Discussion paper

9 Jun 2017

This position paper outlines the Productivity Commission's early thinking on NDIS costs.

Report

24 May 2017

This project explores the degree to which the NDIS is achieving its aims and objectives from the perspective of people with disability using these services.

Research report

10 Mar 2017

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) has been described as the biggest social reform since the introduction of Medicare in the 1970s.

The NDIS is currently being rolled out across NSW and Australia, and will be fully operational in NSW by July 2018....

Guide

3 Mar 2017

Introduction

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) provides support to people with disability, their families and carers. It is jointly governed and funded by the Australian, and participating state and territory governments. The NDIS is being introduced across Australia from July 2016, except...

Discussion paper

1 Mar 2017

This issues paper sets out a research agenda for examining the impacts of the NDIS on Australian cities over the first decade of its full implementation (from 2019 onwards).

Discussion paper

22 Feb 2017

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a new scheme designed to change the way that support and care is provided to people with profound or severe permanent disability. The scheme is currently being rolled out across Australia.

The NDIS is based on the...