Submissions

October 2020

Submission – Supported Independent Living Funding Implications

The Illawarra Disability Alliance made a submission to the National Disability Insurance Agency detailing concerns and making a number of recommendations regarding the Supported Independent Funding changes.

September 2020

Submission – Support Coordination – External Consultation 

The NDIA released a discussion paper in review of the Support Coordination service model, exploring five key topics:

  • Inclusion of support coordination in participant plans
  • Understanding the role of a support coordinator
  • Quality of support coordination
  • Capacity building for decision making
  • Conflict of interest

The Illawarra Disability Alliance made a submission to the National Disability Insurance Agency making a number of recommendations which focus on delivering quality, needs-driven support coordination to enable people with disability to enhance their quality of life.

February 2020

Annual Price Review 2020-21

The IDA welcomed the opportunity to comment on the pricing of services provided under the National Disability Insurance Scheme and prepared a submission covering the following topics:

Increasing Flexibility and Reducing Administration
Participant Flexibility
Price limits for 1:1 core supports
Disability Support Worker Cost Model
Price Limits for Group-based Core Supports
Capacity Building Supports
Consumables
Plan Management Supports
Cancellation Rules
Travel Rules
Establishment fees

January 2019

Submission to Inquiry – General issues around the implementation and performance of the NDIS

In our role as secretariat for the Illawarra Disability Alliance, Community Industry Group recently made a submission to the Joint Standing Committee on the National Disability Insurance Scheme for the Inquiry into General issues around the implementation and performance of the NDIS.

The inquiry is seeking to identify broad systemic issues relating to the implementation and operation of the National Disability Insurance Scheme. Submissions will inform the Committees’ annual report to Parliament on recurrent issues that have arisen, and inform recommendations to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the Scheme.

The submission is available on the Standing Committee website here.