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
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
South Australia is the only state or territory that still uses spit hoods in youth detention centres.
South Australia is the only state or territory that still uses spit hoods in youth detention centres. The investigation has also found the use of spit hoods in youth detention settings was unreasonable and unjust. It’s spurred the SA Government into action, who say they will outlaw the practice next
Census data shows that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have higher rates of disability than non-Indigenous people across all age groups. Our kids under the age of 14 are more than twice as likely to have a disability, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 35–54 are 2.7
The AFL and its 18 clubs have issued an unreserved apology for the sustained racism experienced by Indigenous AFL star Adam Goodes.
The July 2018 update of the Guide to Suitability explicitly clarifies that the term “Disability Support Worker” includes Peer Workers and Mental Health Workers.
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
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.
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