Emergency intervention to remove disabled man left in prison after NDIS providers refused to care for him

The Victorian Disability Minister has urgently intervened to remove a young man with a profound intellectual disability from jail.

Minister Martin Foley made the decision after 7.30 informed him the young man was there because, under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), no disability provider would have him.

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Topics:
Legal, Corrections, Justice System, National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), Disability Care Australia

Author:
Louise Milligan

Source:
ABC News

Date published:
Fri 10th Nov, 2017