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    • FEBRUARY 20, 2024
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    Finding Your Perfect Fit: Exploring Supported Independent Living Options (SIL) in NDIS Australia

    Finding Your Perfect Fit: Exploring Supported Independent Living Options (SIL) in NDIS Australia

    The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) offers various support options to help individuals with disabilities live independently and achieve their goals. Supported Independent Living (SIL) is one such option, providing essential assistance in a shared or individual living environment. What is SIL? SIL offers personalized support for individuals who require assistance with daily living activities

    • OCTOBER 23, 2023
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    Eligibility for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

    Eligibility for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

    The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a government-funded scheme that provides support to people with disabilities in Australia. To be eligible for the NDIS, you must meet the following criteria: A permanent and significant disability is a disability that is likely to be with you for your lifetime and that has a substantial impact

    • MAY 23, 2023
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    5 Steps to Qualify For The NDIS: A Guide from Alpine Care Group in Western Australia

    5 Steps to Qualify For The NDIS: A Guide from Alpine Care Group in Western Australia

    If you’re living with a disability, you might be wondering, “Do I qualify for the NDIS?” The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a government-funded program that helps people with a disability achieve their goals and improve their quality of life. However, understanding all the ins and outs of the NDIS can be confusing and

    • APRIL 27, 2023
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    The Importance of Respite Care for Family Caregivers

    The Importance of Respite Care for Family Caregivers

    Caring for a loved one with a disability or chronic illness can be both rewarding and challenging. While providing care can bring families closer together, it can also be physically and emotionally exhausting. This is where respite care comes in – providing temporary relief for caregivers so that they can recharge and take care of

    • FEBRUARY 16, 2023
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    Airlines urged to improve accessible travel options

    The Chair of the Disability Royal Commission (DRC) has personally written to Australia’s major airlines and airports, outlining the need to create an inclusive travel experience for people with disability. Airports and air travel should be more accessible to people with disability and offer more assistance through inclusive procedures and better training of staff. The

    • FEBRUARY 7, 2023
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    UNICEF wants to give children with disabilities access to an inclusive world

    UNICEF wants to give children with disabilities access to an inclusive world

    The NDIA is strengthening engagement with the disability community, providing an additional $1.4 million to Disability Representative and Carers Organisations (DRCOs) to support co-design activities, a total of $2.8 million over the past 12 months. Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme, the Hon. Bill Shorten MP, said engagement with DRCOs helps ensure the Scheme

    • JANUARY 17, 2023
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    Funding boost for co-design in the disability sector

    Funding boost for co-design in the disability sector

    The NDIA is strengthening engagement with the disability community, providing an additional $1.4 million to Disability Representative and Carers Organisations (DRCOs) to support co-design activities, a total of $2.8 million over the past 12 months. Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme, the Hon. Bill Shorten MP, said engagement with DRCOs helps ensure the Scheme

    • MARCH 21, 2022
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    Changes to temporary COVID-19 arrangements for meal preparation and delivery, cleaning services and SIL

    Changes to temporary COVID-19 arrangements for meal preparation and delivery, cleaning services and SIL

    NDIS announcing changes to meal preparation and delivery, some supported independent living (SIL) supports and deep cleaning temporary COVID-19 measures. The changes include: meal preparation and delivery services have been extended to include all states and territories until 28 February 2022 providers can directly claim for cleaning services and additional SIL supports from the NDIA

    • FEBRUARY 21, 2022
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    COVID-19 rapid antigen test (RAT) eligibility and claiming

    COVID-19 rapid antigen test (RAT) eligibility and claiming

    From 23 December 2021, eligible supported independent living (SIL) participants and providers can claim up to $12.50 per rapid antigen test (RAT) when a support worker is required to undergo COVID-19 testing to safely deliver supports to a participant. We’ve introduced this temporary support to ensure the ongoing safety and continuation of services to participants

    • FEBRUARY 12, 2017
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    Australian Government seeking future NDIS partners in the community

    Australian Government seeking future NDIS partners in the community

    The Australian Government is seeking suitable community based organisations to help deliver the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) partners in the community (PITC) program. Services will be delivered in 74 service areas across Australia for a five year period from July 2023. This will further improve participant access to support in their local communities. PITC

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