NDIS

Fri 6 Jul 2018

ALP veteran Macklin retires from politics

ALP veteran Macklin retires from politics

FORMER Labor deputy leader Jenny Macklin, regarded as one of the architects of the NDIS, has announced she is retiring from federal politics.

Fri 8 Jun 2018

White cane makes way for guiding light after 300-day wait

premium_icon White cane makes way for guiding light after 300-day wait

WHEN his third loyal guide dog Mickey was retired in 2016, Ipswich man Kelvin Steinhardt knew he was facing a wait to get his independence back.

Mon 21 May 2018

NDIS plan to change autism rules

premium_icon NDIS plan to change autism rules

A SECRET plan to rewrite the rules of autism has been revealed, and it could see thousands of people with substantial needs removed from the NDIS.

Wed 16 May 2018

NDIS: 500 fraud cases being investigated

premium_icon NDIS: 500 fraud cases being investigated

A REVIEW of the National Disability Insurance Scheme has revealed hundreds of potential cases of fraud, and massive waiting times for recipients seeking reviews of...

Fri 4 May 2018

CEO left in tears as disability service closes its doors

premium_icon CEO left in tears as disability service closes its doors

Shortcomings of the NDIS blamed for closure.

Wed 2 May 2018

NDIS responds to family's cry for help with autistic son

premium_icon NDIS responds to family's cry for help with autistic son

Leith Atterton spoke out after her pleas for help to manage her 17-year-old son, Devlan Prantl, went unanswered.

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