NDIS Plan flexibility and budget planning

The NDIA will be holding consultation forums in June and July on participant plans and budgets – they advise they want participants to have individualised budgets. To do this, they want to change how they build budgets, and will be working on three main issues:

  1. Participant experience and people feel about the process
  2. Fairness and consistency with NDIA decision making
  3. Flexibility so participants have more control over supports and services in their plan and budget

These changes would need to be reflected in the NDIS Act 2013. The agency is also proposing to use information from participant’s independent assessments to build consistent budgets and plans, with the rationale that some people who have the same needs currently get different budgets. You can find further information about this, including Easy Read Guides, on the NDIS website here

QDN will make sure we are involved in the consultation process and will seek feedback from members so we can present people’s views and concerns.

NDIS Website – Plan Flexibility and Budget Planning

Fitting providers together in your NDIS support puzzle

On-line forum Monday 14 June 2021

The Hopkins Centre in collaboration with Queenslanders with Disability Network (QDN) would like to invite you to be a part of an online forum about fitting providers together in your National Disability

Insurance Scheme (NDIS) funded support package.

Come together to hear different views from people with disability, their families and advocates. Share your experiences managing your supports from many providers, to help shape solutions and ensure

quality and safety in provision of your supports.

Lets work together for a better working NDIS.

Date: Monday 14 June 2021

Time: 11.00am – 1.00pm (QLD time)

Click here to register

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