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DisabilityCare Australia launches

DisabilityCare Australia, a new scheme for providing support for people with disability, has commenced in locations across Australia. The launch of the scheme, formerly known as the NDIS, is the culmination of years of advocacy from the disability and carers sectors. It builds on work undertaken through the National Disability Strategy, the Productivity Commission, COAG and agreements reached between the Australian and state and territory governments.This post provides a brief guide to some key aspects of the DisabilityCare Australia launch.What is DisabilityCare Australia?DisabilityCare Australia is a major and highly complex reform to the way in which disability support is funded, accessed... Read more...

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