The Parliamentary Joint Standing Committee on the National Disability Insurance Scheme was established on 1 September 2016 following the passing of a resolution in the Senate and the House of Representatives. The committee is comprised of five members and five senators and is tasked with reviewing:
(a) the implementation, performance and governance of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS or the Scheme);
(b) the administration and expenditure of the NDIS; and
(c) such other matters in relation to the NDIS as may be referred to it by either House of the Parliament.
This is the second progress report of the committee in the 45th Parliament. The report covers events from 1 July 2017 to 31 December 2018. Chapter 1 provides an overview of the committee's activities during the period and the activities of NDIA, the DRC, the Quality and Safeguards Commission, bodies whose responsibilities relate to the implementation, performance and governance of the NDIS. Chapter 2 explores issues raised in evidence. Chapter 3 considers potential future areas of inquiry.