About this inquiry

As part of the committee’s role to inquire into the implementation, performance and governance of the NDIS, the committee will inquire into and report on the provision of assistive technology.
Track Inquiry

Past Public Hearings

22 Nov 2018: Melbourne , VIC
19 Oct 2018: Sydney , NSW

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Inquiry Status

Submissions closed

Accessibility

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Assistive Technology

As part of the committee’s role to inquire into the implementation, performance and governance of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), the committee will inquire into and report on the provision of assistive technology with particular reference to:

  1. the transition to the NDIS and how this has impacted on speed of equipment provision;

  2. whether the estimated demand for equipment to be sourced through the assistive technology process in each roll out area was accurate;

  3. whether market based issues impact the accessibility, timeliness, diversity and availability of assistive technology;

  4. the role of the NDIA in approving equipment requests;

  5. the role of current state and territory programs in the assistive technology process;

  6. whether the regulatory frameworks governing assistive technology are fit-for-purpose, and

  7. any other related matters.

Submissions close 14 September 2018.

The committee to report by 6 December 2018. 

Committee Secretariat contact:

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

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

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