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Second Reading Speeches

National Disability Insurance Scheme Amendment (Improving Supports for At Risk Participants) Bill 2021

Type
Government
Portfolio
National Disability Insurance Scheme
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Assent
Parliament no
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Summary

Implements certain recommendations of the

Independent review of the adequacy of the regulation of the supports and services provided to Ms Ann-Marie Smith, an NDIS participant, who died on 6 April 2020
by amending the
National Disability Insurance Scheme Act 2013
to: expand the compliance and enforcement powers of the Commissioner of the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission; clarify provider registration provisions; and enable information sharing between the National Disability Insurance Agency and the commission and the disclosure of information to relevant state and territory bodies.

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