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The NDIS is fair policy and will deliver a big economic and fiscal payoff 

The $22 billion NDIS went national on July 1. The scheme enjoys rare bipartisan support but questions have been raised over its sustainability and value for money. This debate should end now. This ground breaking reform will provide significant employment benefits, generating up to one in five jobs nationally, and GDP benefits of around $23 billion. Here are four other reasons why this policy is set up for success.

National NDIS Grant Gives Nod to Disability Volunteering

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) has funded a national project to encourage and support people with disability to volunteer and to attract more community members to volunteer in the disability sector.

Complaints Body for Corporate Human Rights Abuses Needs Overhaul Review Told

The Human Rights Law Centre has told an independent review into Australia’s key complaints body for corporate human rights abuses, the Australian OECD National Contact Point (ANCP), that the organisation was failing and in need of a major overhaul.

Disability advocate to fill Ludlam’s seat

The 22-year-old disability advocate set to fill the Greens seat left vacant by Scott Ludlam has vowed to smash stereotypes and represent the interests of the young and disabled in federal parliament.

Jordon Steele-John insists he is ready for the job after ‘careful reflection’ as he prepares to become Australia’s youngest senator.