Friday, 22 January 2016

Reforming NDIS : Online Consultation - First Round : Revolutionising Disability Services : Reforming Mental Health : Breaking the Inertia in Reform

National Reform Series 2016 | Civil Society Australia
Reforming NDIS:
Fulfilling the Promise to Revolutionise Disability Services


Online Consultation - First Round


What Do You Think?
The following are proposals for reform of NDIS. There are twelve (12) proposals on which comments are invited. We want to know what you think.
Our aim is to receive comments on these proposals so that refined proposals can be presented to the National Conference on Reforming NDIS on 21 March 2016.
 1      Participants' Plans
 2      Participant-Controlled Information Tool
 3       Local Area Circles and Networks

 4      Registered Providers of Supports
 5      Monitoring and Protection of Self-Direction
 6       NDIS Board and Advisory Council
 7      Election of 50% of NDIS Board by Participants
 8      Control of Management and Administration Costs
 9      Participant-Driven Employment Assistance
 10    Small /Micro-Business Development Grant
 11    Family Support Entitlement
 12    Advocacy Voucher for every NDIS Participant
If you have suggestions for reform of NDIS and its operations, processes and culture, you have until the end of January 2016 to send them in.  CLICK HERE to submit a proposal.

People with disabilities, families, friends, support organisations, community groups, services and policy makers are invited to contribute to this people-driven process to ensure NDIS delivers on the promise to Revolutionise Disability Services.

Reforming NDIS: Process and Timeline
1 December 2015 - 31 January 2016
Submit your suggestions and proposals for reform of NDIS. Proposals will be distributed  for consideration. Participants consider various suggestions and proposals for reform, and offer their assessments.

1 February - 21 March 2016

Refinement of proposals based on participant feedback.

21 March 2016

Conference participants assess proposals for NDIS Reform and establish mechanisms for driving an ongoing reform process.
 CLICK HERE to register your interest in participating in this process.

 CLICK HERE to submit a suggestion or proposal for reform.

 CLICK HERE to read the submitted proposals and add your comments.

 CLICK HERE to register for the 21 March 2016 national conference.

Two Days in March 2016This process and conference on Monday 21 March 2016 forms part of a series of reform events hosted by Civil Society Australia in 2016. Two events will be held in March 2016. Participants may attend one or both of these as they wish.
Monday 21 March 2016 
Reforming NDIS
Revolutionising Disability Services

Tuesday 22 March 2016 
Reforming Mental Health
Breaking the Inertia in Reform

CLICK HERE for further information.
The Angliss Conference Centre is located in the Melbourne CBD, on the corner of LaTrobe and King Streets, on the fifth floor. It is close to train and tram services. Flagstaff railway station is one block away in LaTrobe St, and Southern Cross station is three blocks away in Spencer St. Trams 23, 24, 30, 34, and City Circle run along LaTrobe Street.
There are numerous accommodation options close by, to suit all budgets.
Start and Finish Times
Both events begin at 9.15am, finishing at 5.00pm. 

CLICK HERE to register for one or both of these events. 
Further Information
CLICK HERE for further information.
CLICK HERE for Civil Society Australia website.

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