IRG Meeting: Tuesday 6 August, 2019
Markets Update – In Brief
The group noted the departure of the former chair and Head of Market, Providers and Sector Development.
The NDIA provided an overview of data from the recent Insight Forum series, including a synopsis of the top line results from the Provider Sentiment and Satisfaction Survey.
The NDIA also shared highlights from current work on Specialist Disability Accommodation.
The NDIA gave an update on the 1 July 2019 changes to the Price Guide and Support Catalogue, the process for the Annual Price Review, and the WA Market Review.
Strategic Advice, Research and Inclusion
The NDIA provided an overview and invited feedback on the draft NDIA Research and Evaluation Strategy.
Participant Outcomes Data
The NDIA shared participant outcomes data as of 30 June 2018.
The NDIA provided an overview of the goals and future actions the NDIA will undertake in the area of supporting participants to engage in work, including the establishment of the Participant Employment Taskforce and the planned launch of the Participant Employment Strategy later this year.
NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission
The NDIS Commission provided an update on changes to the auditing process and the grants program available to deliver tools and resources to help providers meet their obligations under the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Framework.
Agenda items for future meetings
Members proposed a range of topics for future agenda items.