Organisation

Melbourne Disability Institute

Owning Institution:
Report

Commonwealth study into NDIS Plan Utilisation: synthesis report

In 2020 the Department of Social Services commissioned a project to better understand the relationship between participants’ plans and the supports they wish to purchase and why participants might not use all the funds allocated in their NDIS plan. This report synthesises three related national...
Report

NDIS Plan Utilisation Project: describing, understanding and explaining inequalities in plan utilisation

This report discusses a project with two aims: to quantify inequalities in NDIS utilisation and to assess whether exemplar scenarios can close these inequalities.
Position paper

Position statement on the cost-benefit analysis of the proposed regulation for accessible housing

Mandatory accessible housing standards are to be incorporated into the National Construction Code (NCC). These will lead to major improvements in the quality of life for Australians living with disability and facilitate older Australians being able to age in place. It will make Australia a...
Report

Exploring participant experiences: a survey on the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on NDIS, allied healthcare services and consumer experiences transitioning to telehealth

This report contains the finding of a national survey to investigate the experiences of NDIS participants, or their family members/carers, when accessing allied healthcare supports during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Report

The NDIS Utilisation Project - Victoria

This mixed-methods project aims to better understand how and why NDIS plan utilisation rates may vary amongst Victorian NDIS participants.