Navigating the NDIS can be a bureaucratic nightmare for participants. Labor has pledged to review the system if elected.
Reports of cuts to NDIS packages have been confirmed with an average drop of 4 per cent across participants.
While men and women experience disability at similar rates, men are more likely to be diagnosed with disabilities more readily supported by the NDIS.
The proposed NDIS independent assessments have been controversial. Data doesn't really tell us whether they'd deliver for Australians with disability.
Independent assessments were meant to make access to the NDIS fairer. But disability groups disagree and want them stopped.
The federal government keeps fighting attempts to allow people on the NDIS to access sexual supports. But what about their rights to have a rich and fulfilling life?
Disability support workers are experiencing high levels of insecurity and uncertainty, according to a UNSW report.
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.
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.
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.