For policy makers

  • Young People in Residential Aged Care (2017 – 2018) – A Snapshot

    02/08/2019 Communications

    Young People in Residential Aged Care (2017-2018) A Snapshot aims to provide this critical information to organisations and government bodies that are working to create the systems change needed to resolve the issue of young people in aged care. Read More


    13/02/2019 Communications

    On 8 February 2019, the government  announced ‘immediate reforms’ to Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) to improve choice and control for National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participants and boost market confidence. Read More

  • Joint Submission: Review of the NDIS SDA Pricing and Payments Framework

    03/07/2018 Communications

    The Specialist Disability Accommodation Pricing and Payments Framework is a new and innovative approach to encouraging high quality accessible housing in the market via incentive payments linked to individual participants. The Framework has been welcomed as an important form... Read More

  • Insight into Design Issues in the Health and NDIS Systems Interface

    29/06/2018 Communications

    The implementation of the NDIS requires significant changes to the way state-based health systems operate within the new national system. Recreating an effective interface between them has been difficult as inter-system policies and operational guidelines were not established prior... Read More

  • Summary of the NDIA’s SDA Provider and Investor Brief

    07/05/2018 Communications

    The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) published a Specialist Disability Accommodation Provider and Investor Brief on 24 April 2018. The purpose of the Brief is to clarify the SDA Pricing and Payments framework for market providers. Read More

  • Senate Inquiry Submission

    20/02/2015 Communications

    A Federal Government Senate Inquiry into the ‘Adequacy of existing residential care arrangements available for young people with severe physical, mental or intellectual disabilities in Australia was announced in December 2014. The Senate Committee for Community Affairs was interested... Read More

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