Disability insurance

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Report

Decision-making controls for NDIS participant plans

The objective of this audit was to assess whether the National Disability Insurance Agency has appropriate controls to ensure supports in participant plans are 'reasonable and necessary.'
Discussion paper

Inquiry into the National Disability Insurance Scheme market in Queensland: issues paper

The Queensland Productivity Commission has released this issues paper to assist interested parties to prepare submissions to the inquiry. It outlines the scope of the inquiry and provides background material.
Report

How is the disability sector faring? A report from National Disability Services’ annual market survey 2020

This survey provides insight into service-provider’s perceptions of the NDIS, the operating environment for the sector and financial sustainability. The 2019 survey found the operating environment for the sector, particularly prices, have improved on previous years. However, there continues to be uncertainty and concern about...
Report

NDIS planning: interim report

The issues raised in this report are not intended as a criticism of individuals involved in the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) planning process. The committee's focus has been on the planning process as a whole, and the recommendations in this interim report are targeted...
Report

State of the disability sector report 2019

This 2019 edition of the NDS's report finds that while operating conditions might have improved, serious issues around pricing, sustainability and regulations continue to present great challenges for the disability services sector.
Audio interview

Jenny Macklin and the creation of the NDIS

Jenny Macklin held many social policy portfolios over her long political career. As Federal Disability Reform Minister in the Gillard Government she ushered in the NDIS. Jenny talks about the process of winning support for big social policy changes.
Report

National Disability Insurance Scheme fraud control program

The objective of this audit was to examine the effectiveness of the National Disability Insurance Agency’s (NDIA) fraud control program and its compliance with the Commonwealth Fraud Control Framework.
Guide

The National Disability Insurance Scheme: a quick guide - May 2019 update

The main component of the NDIS is individualised packages of support to eligible people with disability. When the NDIS is fully implemented, it is expected that around 475,000 Australians will receive individualised supports. This guide provides a current overview of the scheme and its implementation.
Report

General issues around the implementation and performance of the NDIS: progress report 2019

This is the second progress report of the committee, continuing the task of reviewing the implementation, performance, governance, administration and expenditure of the NDIS. This report covers events from 1 July 2017 to 31 December 2018.
Report

State of the disability sector report 2018

The 2018 report finds that while disability service providers remain committed to the NDIS, the majority (73 per cent) believe its systems and processes need urgent improvement. Other challenges include policy uncertainty, unrealistic pricing and costly red tape which is driving up the cost of...