Grieving parents to fulfil vow to late son at NDIS inquiry

A Tasmanian couple has given evidence before a Federal Government inquiry to fulfil a promise they made to their dying son.

Peter and Beverley Rubenach have not left Tasmania for over 20 years — but today they made a rare trip.

They shared the story of their son Tim, who died while waiting for a tilt-bed and a wheelchair through the NDIS, a delay they believe hastened the 32-year-old’s death.

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Topics:
National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

Author:
Fiona Blackwood

Source:
ABC News

Date published:
Thu 22nd Nov, 2018