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National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

National Disability Insurance Scheme

Co-designing a peer support platform for people with low vision and blindness

This report evaluates the design and development of a prototype Peer Support Platform that aimed to address the information, linkages and capacity (ILC) building needs of people with low vision and blindness.
Discussion paper

Repositioning respite in consumer directed service systems

This paper seeks to reposition the concept of carer respite within increasingly consumer-directed care service systems in NSW. It also aims to provide an evidence base to support the ongoing provision and funding of supports that enable carers to take breaks from the caring role...
Position paper

Medium term accommodation eligibility, funding and quality to meet the needs of NDIS participants

Funding for Medium-Term Accommodation (MTA) under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is not currently delivering the necessary outcomes for participants with high and complex needs. Changes are needed to ensure that this group receives the necessary support to avoid being stuck in hospital or...

Submission by the Summer Foundation to the Joint Standing Committee on the NDIS Inquiry into Independent Assessments

This submission contributes to the Joint Standing Committee on the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) inquiry into Independent Assessments.

National Disability Insurance Scheme fraud prevention: financial crime guide

Developed in partnership with the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA), this financial crime guide includes indicators of potential fraud people should watch out for, including NDIS sourced funds being used in a way that does not correlate with providing or receiving support services.

Young people in residential aged care in Australia, 2019-2020

This report utilises the available administrative data from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, and the NDIA to describe the characteristics and geographical distribution of young people in permanent residential aged care (RAC) in Australia in 2019-2020.

Specialist Disability Accommodation Supply in Australia: January 2021

This report provides an update on the growth of Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) across Australia and shares insights into current market sentiment. The data in this report results from a survey of SDA providers in October and November 2020.

Decision time

This resource details a policy contribution relating to a number of matters that could enable Australia to better recognise and enliven the rights of people who need support with making decisions.
Position paper

What young people with disability said: the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

This paper focuses on the findings that came out of the NDIS and Housing day of the inaugural National Youth Disability Summit, held in September 2020.

Report on Government Services 2021: Community services - Chapter 15 Services for people with disability

This section of the annual Report on Government Services reports on the Australian, State and Territory governments’ assistance provided to people with disability and their carers.