NDIS changes could give agency chief powers to cut funding, former chairman says

The Morrison government is accused of including a new power grab in its ‘participant service guarantee’ legislation. The main concern is a change to allow the NDIA chief executive to vary a person’s NDIS funding plan on his or her own initiative. While the government insists the power would be used for emergencies and to fix minor technical issues with a person’s package, it is not defined in the legislation.

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Topics:
National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

Author:
Luke Henriques-Gomes

Source:
The Guardian

Date published:
Thu 11th Nov, 2021