What you told us during the NDIS Review
Friday 17 November 2023
Last updated on:
Tuesday 28 November 2023
People with Disability Australia
From March to May 2023, People with Disability Australia (PWDA) conducted a survey to hear directly from Australians with disability about their experiences with the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). The responses were used to shape our submissions to the independent NDIS review.
What is the NDIS Review?
The Minister for the NDIS, The Hon Bill Shorten MP announced the independent review of the NDIS (the NDIS Review) on 18 October 2022.
The review has been conducted by an independent panel co-chaired by Professor Bruce Bonyhady AM and Ms Lisa Paul AO PSM.
An overarching goal of the NDIS Review is to ensure the NDIS works well for participants.
What did we hear in our survey?
PWDA heard from 441 people. 372 of the valid responses were from people with disability who were a NDIS participant, and 69 responses were from people with a disability who were not currently a NDIS participant.
Further demographic data collected from respondents shows a diverse cross-section of the Australian disability community participated in the survey. Some key themes [...]