NDIS eligibility widened by Federal Court

This big – yet barely publicised – change to NDIS access came this year from a Federal Court decision known as NDIA v D. In late August, the Federal Court clarified the meaning of two words – “available” and “remedy” – as they relate to accessing the NDIS. So much more than a battle over the meanings of words, this decision widens the threshold of people eligible for the Scheme.

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Topics:
National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

Author:
Chris Coombes

Source:
DSC

Date published:
Tue 22nd Nov, 2022