First progress report

Progress report on the implementation and administration of the National Disability Insurance Scheme

29 July 2014

© Commonwealth of Australia 2014
ISBN 978-1-76010-051-3

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Committee Membership (PDF 40KB)
Terms of Reference (PDF 51KB)
Abbreviations (PDF 11KB)
Executive Summary (PDF 31KB)
Recommendations (PDF 42KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 760KB)

The first 12 months
The committee's report to the Parliament
The composition of the committee
The committee's activities
The committee's focus
Structure of this report
The context of this report
NDIS governance structure
Figure 1.1 NDIS governance structure
Who is the NDIS for?
Figure 1.2   The three tiers of the National Disability Insurance Scheme 2009 population estimates
Conclusion

Chapter 2 - The Barwon trial site (PDF 199KB)

The public hearings
Progress of the Barwon trial site
Table 2.1: Key statistics of the Barwon trial site (after 9 months)
Table 2.2: Transition arrangements in the Barwon trial site
Achievements of the Barwon site to date
Table 2.3—Participant feedback
Challenges in the Barwon trial site
Table 2.4: NDIA staff numbers and former employers
Committee view

Chapter 3 - The Tasmanian trial site (PDF 178KB)

The public hearings
Progress of the Tasmanian trial site
Table 3.1: Key statistics of the Tasmanian trial site (after 9 months)
Table 3.2: Phasing arrangements in the Tasmanian site
Table 3.3—Participant feedback
Achievements of the Tasmanian trial site to date
Challenges for the Tasmanian trial site to date
Committee view

Chapter 4 - The Hunter trial site (PDF 170KB)

The public hearings
Progress of the Hunter trial site
Table 4.2: Transition arrangements in the Hunter trial site
Achievements of the Hunter trial site
Table 4.3—Participant feedback
Challenges of the Hunter trial site
Table 4.4: NDIS plan management arrangement
Committee view

Chapter 5 - The South Australian trial site (PDF 193KB)

The public hearings
Progress of the South Australian trial site
Table 5.1: Key statistics of the South Australian site (after 9 months)
Table 5.2: Transition arrangements in the South Australian trial site
Achievements of the South Australian trial site to date
Table 5.3—Participant feedback
Table 5.4: NDIS plan management arrangement
Challenges for the South Australian trial site to date
Figure 5.1: South Australian annualised package costs
Committee view

Chapter 6 - Challenges facing the Agency and the Scheme (PDF 194KB)

The challenges facing the National Disability Insurance Agency
The challenges facing the National Disability Insurance Scheme
Committee conclusion

Appendix 1 - Public Hearings (PDF 21KB)

Witnesses at Geelong, 14 April 2014
Witnesses at Geelong, 15 April 2014
Witnesses at Hobart, 16 April 2014
Witnesses at Hobart, 17 April 2014
Witnesses at Newcastle, 5 May 2014
Witnesses at Newcastle, 6 May 2014
Witnesses at Brooklyn Park, Adelaide, 7 May 2014
Witnesses at Brooklyn Park, Adelaide, 8 May 2014
Witnesses at Canberra, 14 May 2014

Appendix 2 - Correspondence and Tabled Documents (PDF 9KB)

Correspondence Received
Tabled Documents

Appendix 3 - Responses to Questions on Notice from National Disability Insurance Scheme Agency* (PDF 1504KB)

Responses received on 16 June 2014
Responses received on 8 July 2014

Appendix 4 - Responses to request for additional information from National Disability Insurance Scheme Actuary* (PDF 1092KB)
Appendix 5 - Correspondence and Tabled Documents* (PDF 7642KB)

Ageing Disability and Home Care, NSW Department of Family and Community Services, 29 May 2014
Victorian Department of Human Services, 19 June 2014
Victorian Department of Human Services, 14 July 2014
Department of Health and Human Services, Tasmania, 23 June 2014
Insurance Council of Australia, 23 June 2014

*PDF format only

For further information, contact:

Committee Secretary
Joint Standing Committee on the National Disability Insurance Scheme
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600
Australia

Phone: +61 2 6277 3083
Fax: +61 2 6277 5829
Email: ndis.sen@aph.gov.au
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