Provision of services under the NDIS Early Childhood Early Intervention Approach

7 December 2017

© Commonwealth of Australia 2017
ISBN 978-1-76010-690-4

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Committee Membership (PDF 22KB)
Abbreviations (PDF 8KB)
Executive Summary (PDF 20KB)
Recommendations (PDF 15KB)
Chapter 1 (PDF 25KB)

Referral of inquiry and terms of reference
Structure of report
Conduct of the inquiry
Note on terminology and references
Background information

Chapter 2 - ECEI Approach (PDF 176KB)

What is the ECEI Approach?
Introduction of the Approach
Supports covered under the Scheme
Role of Early Childhood Partners
Partners in the Community Program
Rollout of the Approach
Access to the Scheme
Early Childhood Partners
Assessment tools

Chapter 3 - Provision of services (PDF 84KB)

Access to services
Adequacy of plans
Thin markets

Chapter 4 - Funding and delivery of services (PDF 177KB)

Assessment and diagnosis reports
Funding in plans
Delays in accessing and receiving services
Costs of delivering services for service providers
Provision of ECEI services in rural and remote areas
Workforce availability, remuneration and training

Chapter 5 - Adequacy and accessibility of the Approach (PDF 93KB)

Adequacy of information
Accessibility of Approach

Appendix 1 - Submissions and additional information (PDF 15KB)

Additional information

Appendix 2 - Public hearings and witnesses (PDF 34KB)

Committee Secretariat contact:

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

Phone: (02) 6277 3083