Part 34 of the Transport Standards requires the Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, in consultation with the Attorney-General to review the efficiency and effectiveness of the Transport Standards. The final report contains 24 findings and 9 recommendations that will be considered by the Australian Government in its response to the review which is proposed to be released in early 2022.
Legislation, Acts, Guidelines, Discussion Papers
This roadmap aims to address serious health inequities faced by people with intellectual disability. It outlines how we can create a health system where people with intellectual disability are valued, respected and have access to high quality, timely and comprehensive health care.
Operational Guidelines are based on the NDIS Legislation and Rules. They explain what is considered, and how decisions are made based on the legislation. The new guidelines are written in plain English to make it clearer and easier to understand NDIS processes in a more logical way. The new sets of guidelines include ‘How NDIS supports work’, ‘Supports you can access’ and ‘Your plan’.
This guide and the associated decision trees focus on the use of regulated restrictive practices (RRP) with children and young people aged under 18 years who are participants of the NDIS. The resources aim to: promote the rights of children and young people with a disability identify special considerations and relevant safeguards assist NDIS providers to … Continued
This paper provides information on the package of reforms that will deliver a world-leading National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS. It’s about making a better participant experience and improved access and planning. When implemented, these reforms will make the NDIS work better for participants, their families and carers.
Noting the Royal Commission’s Statement of Concern released on 26 March 2020 about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on people with disability, and Issues Paper on Emergency Planning, the hearing highlighted the experiences of people with disability during the ongoing COVID 19 pandemic.
The Code sets out the obligations that all Victorian disability workers must abide by and provides a standard to protect people with disability from harm and abuse. The Code is designed to complement the NDIS Quality and Safeguarding Framework to promote a safe and skilled disability workforce within Victoria. The Code adopts the NDIS Code … Continued
This direction replaces the Care facilities direction, previously the Aged Care facilities direction, which restricted entry to all aged care facilities. It continues restrictions to care facilities, including alcohol and drug rehabilitation facilities, disability residential care and homelessness residential facilities. They came into force at midnight on 13 April 2020.
From 1 July 2018 a new NDIS Code of Conduct was introduced as part of the NDIS Quality and Safeguarding Framework. The Code sets out expectations for safe and ethical services and supports for both NDIS providers and workers. So what do you need to know?
The options for the Regulatory Impact Assessment of options for potential minimum accessibility standards for housing were outlined in the Options Paper released in 2018 and was accompanied by a national consultation process. This report details the results from the consultations.
This single charter of rights across aged care is part of the Single Aged Care Quality Framework and takes effect from 1 July 2019. It replaces the four current charters that relate to care recipients’ rights and responsibilities. The Charter is easy to read and focuses on high-level consumer rights and provides the same rights to all aged care recipients, regardless of the type of care and services they receive.
Australians with disability are set to benefit from a new approach to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Information, Linkages and Capacity (ILC) Building program.
The Corporate Plan covers the period 2018–19 to 2021–22 and sets out how the NDIS Commission will uphold the rights and promote the health, safety and wellbeing of NDIS participants.
Assistant Minister for Social Services, Housing and Disability Services, Sarah Henderson, announced a new National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Market Enablement Framework.
The purpose of this guide is to explain the NDIS principles including the NDIS access requirements to mental health professionals.