People with intellectual disability experience higher rates of mental ill health than the rest of the population, so NDIS can be doubly relevant.
The NDIS aims to help people with disability live more independently. It was hoped this would reduce carers' responsibilities and allow them more time to work. But evidence shows this hasn't happened.
Treasurer Scott Morrison abandoned the proposed increase to the Medicare levy to pay for the NDIS. Here's what you need to know about how the NDIS is funded, and how cost predictions have changed.
New research has found that the NDIS pricing system does not cover the full costs of disability support and will fail to provide high quality services.
The Budget's increase in the Medicare levy promises to fill the funding gap that has plagued the future viability of the NDIS, writes Helen Dickinson.
The NDIS roll-out has been criticised for many glitches, but that doesn't mean the scheme is failing, writes Helen Dickinson.
Many people eligible for the NDIS are likely to miss out on its benefits, including people who don't identify as having a disability or who don't know how to apply, writes Karen R Fisher.
Ageing and disabled Australians have started a DIY revolution, turning to major hardware stores for home modification products that allow them to stay in their homes for longer.
More support is needed to help people find accomodation and work before the National Disability Insurance Scheme can be rolled out in 2018, UNSW research shows.
Academics from the Australian School of Business and other Faculties at UNSW are available to give their budget analysis.