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WA NDIS and Me eNews Vol 8

*** Down Syndrome Australia NDIS Survey – the survey has been extended for another week!*** Down Syndrome Australia needs your help to advocate for a better NDIS experience for you and for other people with Down syndrome joining the NDIS in future. DSA is involved in ongoing advocacy regarding the NDIS. DSWA and [...]

By |August 8th, 2018|NDIS|0 Comments

WA NDIS and Me eNews Vol 7

NDIS in WA Latest News April 2018 - Transfer from WA NDIS to NDIS has begun!  Are you in the WA NDIS? If you/your child are a participant in any of the WA NDIS areas, you will be transferred across to the NDIS this year – sometime between April and December. This is [...]

By |April 5th, 2018|NDIS|0 Comments

WA NDIS and Me eNews Vol 6

NDIS in WA Latest News WA joins national disability scheme! Disability Services Minister, Stephen Dawson, announced on 12 December that WA will be joining the nationally delivered NDIS, rather than having its own state run scheme. After 10 months of uncertainty for people with disabilities, the state government and the commonwealth government signed [...]

By |January 30th, 2018|NDIS|0 Comments

WA NDIS and Me eNews Vol 5

NDIS in WA Latest News Still no announcement regarding the NDIS in WA We are writing this newsletter with a strong sense of déjà vu. Seven months on from the state election, and we still have no sign of an imminent announcement regarding whether WA will join the national NDIS system or continue [...]

By |October 17th, 2017|NDIS|0 Comments

WA NDIS and Me eNews Vol 4

NDIS in WA Latest News While Minister Dawson has said that he wants to renegotiate the bilateral agreement, and the federal government has indicated willingness to come back to the negotiating table, we are still in the dark about what a new agreement might look like. This is disappointing and has led to [...]

By |July 21st, 2017|NDIS|0 Comments

WA NDIS and Me eNews Vol 3

NDIS in WA Latest News State Election leads to review of decision to have a state-based scheme The landslide victory of the WA Labor Party in the state election last month has brought the question of whether or not WA will have a state-run NDIS into the forefront of discussion. The state’s finances, [...]

By |April 13th, 2017|NDIS|0 Comments

WA NDIS and Me eNews Vol 2

DSWA Local Support Groups Over the last couple of years, DSWA has helped establish some new support groups in both metro and country areas, as well as running NDIS information sessions at some of the groups we were already running. Interested in running a group? Over the next six months, we will be [...]

By |March 3rd, 2017|NDIS|0 Comments

WA NDIS and Me eNews Vol 1

Governments sign bilateral agreement on local delivery of NDIS in WA You may already have heard that the WA government has signed an agreement with the federal government regarding the NDIS in WA. The bilateral agreement, announced on 1 February, sets out the details for a disability scheme that is in line with [...]

By |February 13th, 2017|NDIS|0 Comments