NDIS ‘must be more culturally appropriate’

The head of the First Persons Disability Network, Damian Griffis, said Indigenous people with a disability should be supported to stay in their own communities.

He advocated providing training to people in the community, rather than fly-in, fly-out health-care models, because it would be more beneficial and cost-effective.

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Topics:
Disability Royal Commission, Disability service providers, National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

Author:
ETHAN JAMES

Source:
Crikey

Date published:
Fri 15th Jul, 2022