Budget clearly signals ‘NDIS is here to stay’, with more to do on housing and economic security

People with Disability Australia (PWDA) welcomes the Treasurer’s assurance that ‘the NDIS is here to stay’ in his budget speech. However, tonight’s budget has more to do on housing and economic security measures that would bring comfort to the disability community.

“We welcome the Government’s commitment to work with the disability community in implementing the new NDIS initiatives funded in tonight’s budget,” said PWDA President Nicole Lee. “Following recent concerns, we’re buoyed that the 8% growth target for the NDIS is a target and not a cap, and that the NDIS will remain demand driven,” said Ms Lee.

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Funding and Data, NDIS

People with Disability Australia

Date published:
Tue 9th May, 2023