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Inquiry into the implementation, performance and governance of the National Disability Insurance Scheme in the ACT

The Committee is currently receiving public submissions. The Committee has extended the time period available to make a submission. You can now make a submission before Friday, 30 March 2018. Submissions can be sent to LACommitteeHACS@parliament.act.gov.au. For further information about the inquiry please contact the Committee Secretary, Kate Harkins on (02) 6207 0524 or at kate.harkins@parliament.act.gov.au.

The Committee acknowledges that the NDIS journey is shared by individuals and their family members. The Committee reminds those making a submission to consider whether any personal or sensitive information should be provided. The Committee may not be able to publish your submission in full if it contains information that infringes upon the privacy of, or identifies, another person.

The Standing Committee on Health, Ageing and Community Services will inquire into and report on the implementation, performance and governance of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in the ACT. The Committee will consider:

  1. The relationship between the ACT Government and Australian Government in regard NDIS and National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) as it affects the ACT; particularly gaps or duplicate roles and responsibilities;
  2. Practical outcomes of implementation in relation to disability workforce development strategies; the Human Services Registrar; the availability of services for eligible NDIS participants; the availability of early childhood intervention services; the implementation of local area coordination; and supports for people with psycho-social disabilities; and
  3. Whether there are unique factors relating to the provision of disability services affected by the implementation of the NDIS in the ACT.

The Standing Committee on Health, Ageing and Community Services will report back to the Legislative Assembly by the last sitting day of 2018.

The Committee is currently receiving public submissions. The Committee has extended the time period available to make a submission. You can now make a submission before Friday, 30 March 2018. Submissions can be sent to LACommitteeHACS@parliament.act.gov.au

Please note that submissions will be made publically available, unless otherwise indicated. For any other information, please contact the Committee Secretary.

DescriptionPDFWord
Submission 01 – Total Mobility PDF (101.5 KB)
Submission 02 – Individual submission PDF (49.2 KB)
Submission 03 – Individual submission PDF (90.1 KB)
Submission 04 – Individual submission not for publication PDF (168.1 KB)
Submission 05 – Karna and Julian O'Dea PDF (166.4 KB)
Submission 06 – LEAD PDF (100.5 KB)
Submission 07 - Maria and Jackson Sievers PDF (30.6 KB)
Submission 08 – individual submission PDF (49.9 KB)
Submission 09 – Individual submission not for publication PDF (51.5 KB)
Submission 10 - Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind children PDF (416.4 KB)
Submission 11 – Individual submission not for publication PDF (51.4 KB)
Submission 12 - The Shepherd Centre PDF (962.7 KB)
Submission 13 – individual submission PDF (70.5 KB)
Submission 14 – individual submission PDF (282.1 KB)
Submission 15 – Individual submission not for publication PDF (51.8 KB)
Submission 16 – Submission not authorised for publication PDF (51.9 KB)
Submission 17 - Jose Robertson PDF (166.4 KB)
Submission 18 - Gay Von Ess PDF (160.1 KB)
Submission 19 - David Heckendorf PDF (1.4 MB)
Submission 20 - Paul Suine PDF (73.3 KB)
Submission 21 - Individual submission not for publication PDF (72.1 KB)
Submission 22 - Women with Disabilities PDF (827.3 KB)
Submission 23 - Mary-Anne Brownlie PDF (34.0 KB)
Submission 24 - Individual submission PDF (7.0 MB)
Submission 25 - Individual submission PDF (36.6 KB)
Submission 26 - Individual submission PDF (316.0 KB)
Submission 27 - Daniela Vrkic PDF (130.7 KB)
Submission 28 - Epilepsy ACT PDF (140.1 KB)
Submission 29 - MS Australia PDF (163.4 KB)
Submission 30 - Community Mental Health Australia PDF (394.1 KB)
Submission 31 - Occupational Therapy Australia PDF (265.2 KB)
Submission 32 - Joan Swan PDF (60.5 KB)
Submission 33 - Vanessa Fanning PDF (215.8 KB)
Submission 34 - LEAD PDF (58.3 KB)
Submission 35 - National Disability Services PDF (9.5 MB)
Submission 36 - ACT Government PDF (17.8 MB)
Submission 37 - Dementia Australia PDF (258.9 KB)
Submission 38 - Community Options PDF (866.6 KB)
Submission 39 - Joanne and Peter Cornhill PDF (14.0 KB)
Submission 40 - ACT Mental Health Consumer Network PDF (456.8 KB)
Submission 41 - Quest Solutions PDF (331.0 KB)
Submission 42 - Australian Physiotherapy Association PDF (566.9 KB)
Submission 43 - ADACAS PDF (188.3 KB)
Submission 44 - Woden Community Service PDF (167.2 KB)
Submission 45 - Volunteering and Contact ACT PDF (217.7 KB)
Submission 46 - Sharing Places PDF (124.5 KB)
Submission 47 - Speaking out for Autism Spectrum Disorder PDF (1.2 MB)
Submission 48 - Alexa McLaughlin PDF (47.6 KB)
Submission 49 - UNSW Public Service Research Group PDF (177.8 KB)
Submission 50 - Submission not authorised for publication PDF (72.1 KB)
Submission 51 - Carers ACT PDF (594.2 KB)
Submission 52 - Dietitians Association of Australia PDF (241.9 KB)
Submission 53 - Momentum Sports and Rehabilitation Services PDF (178.5 KB)
Submission 54 - David Roberts PDF (286.5 KB)
Submission 55 - Catholic Care PDF (219.2 KB)
Submission 56 - Advocacy for Inclusion PDF (212.7 KB)
Submission 57 - Helen Culliver PDF (73.4 KB)
Submission 58 - Submission not authorised for publication PDF (72.1 KB)
Submission 59 - Disability Reference Group PDF (674.5 KB)
Submission 60 - Louise Bannister PDF (142.1 KB)
Submission 61 - Mental Health Community Coalition ACT PDF (12.0 MB)
Submission 62 - ACT Human Rights Commission PDF (523.8 KB)
Submission 63 - Individual submission PDF (346.0 KB)
Submission 64 - Australian Education Union PDF (134.6 KB)
Submission 65 - People with disabilities PDF (179.1 KB)
Submission 66 - Community Connections PDF (237.0 KB)
Submission 67 – Individual submission PDF (39.9 KB)
Submission 68 - Submission not authorised for publication PDF (72.1 KB)
Submission 70 – Better Hearing Australia PDF (106.9 KB)
Submission 71 - Therapy4Kids PDF (2.6 MB)

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Public hearings (Completed):

11 May 2018, 9:30am to 4:30pm

15 May 2018, 1:15pm to 3pm

16 May 2018, 3pm to 4pm

22 May 2018, 1:45pm to 3pm

29 May 2018, 1pm to 3pm

30 May 2018, 2pm to 3pm

12 June 2018, 1:30pm to 2:30pm

DescriptionPDFWord
QON - NDIA (1) - asked by Mr Steel on 31 May 2018 PDF (26.2 KB)
QON - NDIA (2) - asked by Mr Steel on 31 May 2018 PDF (726.9 KB)
QON - NDIA (3) - asked by Mr Steel on 31 May 2018 PDF (811.9 KB)
QTON - ADACAS - Asked by Mrs Kikkert on 11 May 2018 PDF (105.5 KB)
QTON - HRC - Asked by Mr Pettersson on 11 May 2018 PDF (347.1 KB)
QTON - HRC - Asked by Mr Steel on 11 May 2018 PDF (244.6 KB)
QTON - Minister for Disability, Children and Youth - asked by Mr Steel on 29 May 2018 PDF (504.4 KB)
QTON - NDIA (1) - asked by Mr Steel on 29 May 2018 PDF (27.4 KB)
QTON - NDIA (2) - asked by Mrs Kikkert on 29 May 2018 PDF (23.7 KB)
QTON - NDIA (3) - asked by Mrs Kikkert on 29 May 2018 PDF (24.0 KB)
QTON - Occupational Therapy Australia - Asked by Mrs Kikkert on 11 May 2018 PDF (242.7 KB)
DescriptionPDFWord
Letter from Federal Assistant Minister for Social Services and Disability Services - EACH Hearing Referral Pathway PDF (127.0 KB)
Media Release - Inquiry into the implementation, performance and governance of NDIS in the ACT - Extension for Public Submissions (4 January 2018) PDF (312.9 KB) Word (208.0 KB)
Media Release - Invitation for submissions - NDIS PDF (107.5 KB) Word (210.5 KB)
National Disability Insurance Agency Opening Statement to ACT Inquiry PDF (89.3 KB)
Tabling document - Information regarding the NDIS being flexible and determining what is reasonable and necessary in relation to conjugal visits PDF (352.5 KB)
Tabling document - NDIS reasons for a decision – examples PDF (226.5 KB)
Tabling document - NDIS review of decision forms- example PDF (258.0 KB)

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