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Labor urges 'no delays' to NDIS

Date:               14/04/2014

Source:          AAP

Synopsis:      Labor is pushing the coalition to ensure there are no budget cuts or delays to the national disability insurance scheme. Labor is ramping up the pressure on the coalition government to save the national disability insurance scheme from the budget axe. 31 more words

Disability

Teething problems do not justify cutbacks to NDIS, says peak body

Date:            April 7, 2014

Author:        Judith Ireland

Source:        The Sydney Morning Herald

Synopsis:    The head of Australia’s peak body for non-government disability services says it is “too early” to call for  delays to the National Disability Insurance Scheme.  59 more words

Disability

Linda's NDIA Meeting

Linda visited her planner at the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) on Wednesday 2 April and wanted to share her experience.

“Hi there, I have just returned home from a visit to the NDIA office, and need to share what happened. 297 more words

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Ashburton woman lives in 'hell' while waiting on disability support register

Date:           06 April 2014

Author:      Aisha Dow

Source:       The Age

Synopsis:    The 59-year-old needs a carer to dress, feed, wash and travel to appointments and outings. 71 more words

Disability

Welfare trap pushes half of Aussies with a disability into poverty

Date:          4 Apr 2014

Author:     Angus Whitley

Source:      SBS Television

Synopsis:  Allen Rankin says living on Australian welfare payments designed to help him survive his mental disability instead left him contemplating suicide. 53 more words

Disability

ACT to be first jurisdiction to accept all eligible people to National Disability Insurance Scheme

Date:            Thu 3 Apr 2014

Author:      Gordon Taylor

Source:        ABC News

Synopsis:    The ACT is set to become the first jurisdiction to accept all eligible people into the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) from mid year.  34 more words

Disability

Joe & Co. Won't Get Hernias

When Joe Hockey announces wide-ranging budget cuts and warns all Australians must do the “heavy lifting”, I get a nervous twitch around the eye. What will it mean? 189 more words

April 2014