National Disability Insurance Scheme

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It starts with recognising your child needs support. Then, you have to prove they are eligible for it. Finally, you have to find the appropriate support. There's help available along the way.

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UNSW’s Social Policy Research Centre and St Vincent de Paul Society NSW are bridging cultural gaps for Australian Chinese to access the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

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The government has announced several 'practical changes' to the NDIS. While these edge the scheme in the right direction, some impracticalities continue to underpin it.

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The National Disability Insurance Scheme needs a lot more work for it to be truly inclusive, says Director Engagement of the UNSW Disability Innovation Institute, Rosemary Kayess.

A review by the UNSW Social Policy Research Centre for the federal government calls for a strong disability focus in mainstream policy.

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Newly appointed director of UNSW’s Social Policy Research Centre Professor Kelley Johnson plans to take an active part in the rollout of the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

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Parents of children with disabilities who self-manage their funding support are significantly happier than other carers, an Australian-first study has found.

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It is time Australian governments paid serious attention to the structure and efficiency of the public service economy, writes Gary Sturgess.