Tag Archives: NDIS

World’s first online noticeboard for the disability community 

LAST month UnitingCare lifeAssist made three major announcements, including a joint announcement with Wesley Mission Victoria at Kardinia Park. All three announcements empower people with disability and meet the needs of the disability community across Victoria today and well into the … Continue reading

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Helpful Disability Care resources

The following are handy hints and helpful resources to do with Disability Care – formerly called NDIS. This might be a good resource to share with colleagues and any other interested or affected members of the community. Fact sheets and publications: … Continue reading

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GST and Income Tax treatment changes for NDIS/Dissability Care participants

Under NDIS/Disability Care funding arrangements, funds will be provided to the NDIS participant (or managed by someone on their behalf) and not the supplier. To prevent suppliers from subsequently charging participants GST, the Government introduced to Parliament the Tax Laws Amendment (2013 … Continue reading

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NDIS Engagement Forums

The National Disability and Carer Alliance has received funding from FaHCSIA to ensure people with a disability, their families and carers and specialist disability service providers have a chance to have their say about the design, introduction and implementation of … Continue reading

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Host a DisabiliTEA on Friday, October 26

John Della Bosca has asked for support to help continue the momentum for the National Disability Insurance Scheme. In an email letter Mr Della Bosca said: The National Disability Insurance Scheme needs as much support as we can muster – … Continue reading

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Speaker series set for September

The recipient of the Ben Bodna Award 2012, Andy Calder, will  promote inclusion and encourage faith communities to develop more proactive inclusionary responses for people with a disability through his Speaker Series, A Place for All: Faith and Community for … Continue reading

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UnitingCare Community Options: more funding for NDIS needed

    UnitingCare Community Options (UCCO) has welcomed last week’s federal budget commitment to a National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) but says much more is needed to ensure people with disabilities are ready for the transition. UCCO’s Chief Executive and … Continue reading

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