Bill Shorten says accused National Disability Insurance Scheme fraudsters are ‘despicable’

News Corp newspapers report that fraudsters are ripping off the scheme by as much as $1.45 billion a year, a program that is already seeing costs ballooning.

“I think there is very few things more despicable in life than crooks taking money which is due to go to disabled people,” Mr Shorten, who is the NDIS minister, told ABC’s Insiders program.

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Topics:
National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

Author:
SBS News

Date published:
Sun 12th Jun, 2022