Disability advocacy funding failure

Under the terms of NSW’s NDIS deal with the federal government, the state will hand over all its disability budget to the Commonwealth from 1 July 2018.

The CEO of Disability Advocacy NSW, which is one of the largest disability advocacy services in the state, is Mark Grierson. He told Pro Bono News that the NDIS definition of disability support excluded advocacy and health-related services.

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Topics
Government, Policy, Legislation, Disability Support Pension
Author
Lina Caneva
Source
Pro Bono News
Date published
2020