The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) rollout has sped up in some regions. Surprise! ? The decision to bring forward rollout dates has come with little fanfare but provides the opportunity for people to gain access to the scheme sooner. This can make a big difference for those who are close to the 65 age…

Sex, it is a common part of life (not to mention the primary cause). While the mention of sex can make some folks giggle and others quite uncomfortable, this is a topic that needs to be discussed. This is because, while no doubt most of us consider this aspect of life a private affair (some…

Treasurer Scott Morrison has delivered the Turnbull government’s 2017 budget plan. A medicare levy increase has been created to support funding for the NDIS. The additional levy of 0.5% on the income of all Australians who pay income tax is intended to support full funding of the National Disability Insurance Scheme. Just as medicare provides universal…

This is a Community Thought Leadership article. Our Community Thought Leadership series focuses on NDIS ideas and advice shared by members of our community. Our goal is to welcome diverse views, encourage conversation and foster a better NDIS for all. This Community Thought Leadership article comes from Richard Hoskins As the author I am typically against…

The CEO of the National Disability Insurance Agency, David Bowen, has resigned. Announced today, Mr Bowen will depart the Agency in early November this year. This announcement comes just 3 months after the installation of the new Board, which included the ousting of former Chairman Bruce Bonyhady in January. According to leaks last year, the new…

On February 1st, 2017 – 6 weeks out from yesterday’s State election, Federal Minister Christian Porter along with then WA Premier Colin Barnett and then Minister for Planning, Social Services Donna Faragher announced that WA would manage its own delivery of the National Disability Insurance Scheme. WA had run trials of its own alternative to…

What. A. Year. It is hard to believe that this time last year we were just creaking open the digital doors of CareNavigator and welcoming the first of you in. The last 12 months have been an intense and exciting experience. Here at CareNavigator we have grown our community to over 3700+ NDIS providers nation…

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