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The National Disability Insurance Scheme: a quick guide ...

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The NDIS Act also specifies that, in implementing the NDIS, regard must be had to ensuring its financial stability. What is the NDIS replacing? The NDIS will largely replace the existing system of disability care and support provided under the National Disability Agreement (NDA). Currently, the Australian Government has responsibility for providing employment services for people with ...

The National Disability Insurance Scheme: a quick guide ...

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The NDIS Act also specifies that, in implementing the NDIS, regard must be had to ensuring its financial stability. What is the National Disability Insurance Scheme replacing? The NDIS is a major reform to disability support in Australia. It is the first national approach to the provision of disability supports and largely replaces state and territory-based disability care and support systems ...

Paying for the National Disability Insurance Scheme ...

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The NDIS is being introduced across Australia from July 2016, except in Western Australia where it is still being trialled. The main component of the NDIS is individualised, long-term funding to provide support for people aged under 65-years with permanent and significant disability, or eligible for early intervention support. Participants meet with the National Disability Insurance Agency to ...

Inquiry into the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission ...

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NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission. The Commission is an independent agency established to improve the quality and safety of NDIS supports and services. Among other things, the Commission is tasked with regulating NDIS providers, resolving problems and identifing areas for improvement.

National Disability Insurance Scheme – Parliament of Australia

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The NDIS Quality and Safeguarding Framework was released in February 2017, and is expected to be developed further through additional consultation. Building on this, the 2017–18 Budget provides $209 million over four years from 2017–18 to establish a Quality and Safeguards Commission for the NDIS. This funding is to be directed to the new Commission and a range of other Commonwealth ...

National Disability Insurance Scheme Amendment ...

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On 25 July 2019, the Senate referred the National Disability Insurance Scheme Amendment (Streamlined Governance) Bill 2019 to the Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report.

Joint Standing Committee on the National Disability ...

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The committee seeks information about the implementation and performance of the NDIS. In particular, the committee invites submissions and information from participants, their carers and family members, service providers and registered plan management providers. Individual cases. Submissions outlining details of individual cases or complaints may assist the committee in identifying broader ...

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    15 Feb 2018 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Social Services 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Crimes Act 1914
    to enable the convictions of persons who work, or seek to work, with people with disability in the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) to be disclosed to, and taken into account by, Commonwealth, state and territory agencies in determining whether a person is suitable to work with people with disability in the NDIS. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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    31 May 2017 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Social Services 
    Summary
    Amends the
    National Disability Insurance Scheme Act 2013
    to establish the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission with functions in relation to: registration and regulation of National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) providers, including Practice Standards and a Code of Conduct; compliance monitoring, investigation and enforcement action; responding to complaints and reportable incidents including abuse and neglect of a person with disability; national policy setting for the screening of workers; national oversight and policy in relation to behaviour support and monitoring restrictive practices within the NDIS; and information sharing arrangements. Also amends the
    National Disability Insurance Scheme Act 2013
    to make minor administrative amendments in response to an independent review of the Act. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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    04 Jul 2019 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    National Disability Insurance Scheme 
    Summary
    Amends the
    National Disability Insurance Scheme Act 2013
    to establish a database for nationally consistent worker screening for people who provide NDIS supports and services through a registered NDIS provider. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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    13 Feb 2019 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Families and Social Services 
    Summary
    Amends the
    National Disability Insurance Scheme Act 2013
    to establish a database for nationally consistent worker screening for people who provide NDIS supports and services through a registered NDIS provider. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    15 May 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Part of a package of 13 bills in relation to funding for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (DisabilityCare Australia), the bill amends the:
    National Disability Insurance Scheme Act 2013
    in relation to: rule-making powers; general matters including definitions; privacy; actuarial, audit and risk management activities; and compensation;
    Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975
    to establish the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Division of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal;
    Age Discrimination Act 2004
    to provide exemptions for actions and decisions made in compliance with the NDIS Act;
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to ensure that amounts paid under the NDIS are not taken into account under the social security or veterans’ entitlements income and assets tests; and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to: ensure that payments and benefits provided under the NDIS are exempt from income tax; and ensure that a double tax benefit is not obtained. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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    13 Oct 2016 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Social Services 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to: tighten the eligibility criteria for mobility allowance for new claims and reduce the period for which the allowance is continued when a person ceases to be qualified; provide that the allowance will no longer be payable to individuals who transition to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS); and close the mobility allowance program from 1 July 2020. Also makes consequential amendments to five Acts. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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