NDIS estimates uptake lower in 2018-20

The proposed federal budget reduction of $1.6 billion for 2019/20 to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) has been scrutinised by participants of the scheme as they wait to access the system. However, the Department of Social Services expect fewer participants between 2018-20, and a new NDIS Pathways Program is expected to ease the pressure of accessing the system.

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Topics:
National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

Author:
Clare McCabe

Source:
Crookwell Gazette

Date published:
Wed 10th Apr, 2019