Mix Zone segment: Disability sector in South Australia

Jules Schiller: We’ve created something called the Mix Zone where we take a topic and issue and we try and get as many voices on it as possible look at it from all angles today we’re going to take a...

Disability advocates are worried a messy move to the NDIS could strand people with disabilities

A CRISIS looms in the disability sector amid warnings that South Australians will be left without crucial services as the National Disability Insurance Scheme rolls out. There are delays in approving participants’ plans, and some services are closing before people...

Plea for help as gaps, delays plague NDIS

Tory Shepard | Advertiser A CRISIS looms in the disability sector amid warnings that South Australians will be left without crucial services as the National Disability Insurance Scheme rolls out. There are delays in approving participants' plans, and some services...

More pressure required to meet NDIS needs

THE latest National Disability Insurance Scheme quarterly report figures show the State Government need to exert more pressure on the Federal Government and relevant ministers to meet the needs of South Australians with disability, as thousands continue to be approved...

More pressure required to meet NDIS needs

THE latest National Disability Insurance Scheme quarterly report figures show the State Government need to exert more pressure on the Federal Government and relevant ministers to meet the needs of South Australians with disability, as thousands continue to be approved...

Disability scheme leaves clients in slow lane

The full rollout of the National Disability Insurance Scheme has suffered another setback, with delays in South Australia leaving almost 800 people in limbo and 4000 frustrated by bureaucratic complications. South Australian Disabilities Minister Katrine Hildyard yesterday said she had...

NDIS Expos in the regions

ABC North and West Dean Williams: The NDIS is being rolled out, it seems to be a bit of a slow process but over the last months there’s been a number of NDIS expos. Yesterday in Port Lincoln there was...

Millions of Australians are set to benefit from the NDIS but there are concerns some in the community may miss out

Nadja Fleet | Sunday Mail WHO GAINS? AUSTRALIA The principle behind the NDIS has widespread support and is viewed as a revolutionising scheme that could significantly improve the lives of people with disabilities and the wider community. Dignity Party MP...

Disability Sector Warns of NDIS Staffing Turmoil

The disability sector has warned that a high turnover of senior executives managing the National Disability Insurance Scheme could have serious consequences for the scheme’s viability. A string of senior executives from the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) have resigned...

Kelly Vincent – Vision Australia Interview on the Advertisement of NDIA Board Positions

On Saturday 5th September 2015, Dignity for Disability MLC Kelly Vincent was interviewed on Vision Australia radio station to discuss the unexpected advertisement for board member positions for the National Disability Insurance Agency, which made no specific mention in seeking board members...