Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme, Stuart Robert, announced temporary changes to funding arrangements to allow NDIS participants in Victoria and New South Wales to claim the cost of personal protective equipment (PPE), including masks.
The NDIA is reaching out to vulnerable participants across Metropolitan Melbourne and the Mitchell Shire to ensure NDIS participants continue to have supports in place during COVID-19 restrictions.
We are deeply saddened by the passing of disability advocate, Sue Salthouse.
All aged care workers across Victoria will now be required to wear face masks. To support this requirement, the Australian Government will release a further one million masks from the National Medical Stockpile (NMS).
Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), Stuart Robert today announced the expansion of the National Community Connector Program (NCCP), after committing to a $20 million expansion in November last year.
Today marks the completion of the staged national geographical roll-out of the NDIS with Christmas Island and Cocos Island joining the world-leading Scheme.