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Acknowledgment of Country

We acknowledge the traditional custodians of country throughout Australia and recognise their continuing connection to land, waters and community. We pay our respects to them and their cultures; and to Elders both past and present. We would like to acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land on which we work

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NDIS Price Guide 2019-20 – effective 1 October 2019

The NDIA is releasing an updated NDIS Price Guide and Support Catalogue 2019–20, effective 1 October 2019, to include more than 90 disability-related health supports that will now be funded under the NDIS. https://www.ndis.gov.au/providers/price-guides-and-information?utm_source=Provider+Master+List+updated+September+2019&utm_campaign=b6fa2554e2-&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_9ca134f0b3-b6fa2554e2-50828573#ndis-price-guide-2019-20-effective-1-october-2019

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Climate activist Greta Thunberg speech

My message is that we’ll be watching you. This is all wrong. I shouldn’t be up here. I should be back in school on the other side of the ocean. Yet you all come to us young people for hope. How dare you! You have stolen my dreams and my

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WHO CAN DELIVER WHICH SUPPORTS?

There are hundreds and hundreds of NDIS line items. In the Price Guide and in NDIS Plans, these are grouped into Support Categories (e.g. Assistance with Social & Community Participation) and Support Purposes (e.g. Core). Registration Groups are a different way of grouping the hundreds of line items. Rather than

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WHAT ROLES CAN A SUPPORT COORDINATOR FULFIL?

The most recent version of the NDIS Price Guide includes a pretty good definition of the Support Coordinator’s roles: Connection: assist the Participant to develop knowledge, experience and connections with the community and broader systems of support. Support Design: works together with participant to understand Plan funding and its purpose.

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ELIGIBILITY WITH PSYCHOSOCIAL DISABILITY

There is a lot of confusion about mental illness and NDIS eligibility. Understandbly so, as it is a complicated area of policy and one that really only applies to a small proportion of the total number of people with live with mental illness.

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Using your NDIS plan

Understanding what’s in your plan Learn what the different parts of your NDIS plan mean, who can help you start using your plan and how your plan is managed. Learning how to use your plan Learn how to start using it to achieve your goals. Understand what you can spend

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