From the Government'S ARCHIVE

  • NDIS participants who helped the reimagine today website tell us the more thought you put into your vision for a meaningful life, the better the planning process and experience will be so if you haven’t already, you might like to complete the ‘Reimagine my life’ section in your reimagine.today workbook.   To view the workbook, click […]

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  • It is estimated that 64 000 people with psychosocial disabilities related to a mental health condition will become NDIS participants by 2019-2020.  For these people the Scheme presents a significant opportunity to increase supports and improve outcomes. However, psychosocial disability differs from physical and sensory disabilities in important ways and presents the Scheme with significant […]

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  • New psychosocial disability fact sheet from the NDIA The NDIA have been working with consumers and carers to inform a fact sheet that details how the NDIS works with people with a psychosocial disability to meet their needs and support their recovery.  Click on the following link to view the fact sheet.

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  • What is the Principle of “no disadvantage”? Governments made a commitment – through the Intergovernmental Agreement for the NDIS Launch (IGA) – that if you were receiving supports before becoming a participant in the NDIS you should not be disadvantaged by your transition to the NDIS. The commitment is that people who become participants in […]

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  • For those people living in Queensland, the Department of Communities has funded multiple community organisations to support the communities understanding of the NDIS. There are information sessions, news and updates, resources, a calendar of events and FAQ’s.  For more information for individuals, carers, families and providers click the link below: Department of Communities NDIS Information

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  • The Australian Government has recently launched a new service to support Australia’s 2.7 million carers in their caring roles. The Carer Gateway provides information about the services and support available for people who care for someone with a disability, or who are frail due to age. Carer Gateway will provide information for carers online and […]

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  • Give your feedback! The Australian Government, together with state and territory governments is reviewing the current National Disability Advocacy Framework (the Framework).  They want to ensure they continue to meet the needs of people with disability in a changing disability environment. The Framework is the structure governments work within to enable and support people with […]

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  • Latest NDIS Report on the sustainability of the scheme Each quarter the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) prepares a report on its operations for the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Disability Reform Council in accordance with section 174 of the National Disability Insurance Scheme Act 2013. These reports are known as quarterly reports. The quarterly […]

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  • Did you know that you can sign up to receive the latest information from the Department of Communities, Child Saftey, and Disability Services about Queensland NDIS Updates? The latest update can be viewed by clicking the link below: QLD NDIS Update 11 or sign up to the updates here: Sign up to updates here

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  • A new advisory group to oversee Queensland’s transition to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will meet today in Brisbane for the first time. Disability Services Minister Coralee O’Rourke said she was thrilled to chair the first Queensland NDIS Transition Advisory Group (QTAG) meeting at Parliament House. “Queensland’s planning and preparation for the NDIS is […]

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