Welcome to our April 2015 eNewsletter.
NDIS eNewsletter: December 2014 edition

April 2015 eNewsletter

Keeping you up to date with NDIS information and sharing participant stories to empower others. If you would like to share your NDIS experience with us, email

Linda Blaik with a new recruit from Guide Dogs Victoria

Linda Blaik shares her story to coincide with International Guide Dog Day

Victorian Linda Blaik is currently waiting for a highly perceptive guide dog. It will be the first fully-funded guide dog under the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

Read Linda's full story
Maddie Watson with her Transport Training Certificate.

Maddie is happy going solo

A small investment in transport training was all it took for 17-year-old Tasmanian, Maddie Watson to become more independent and start setting future goals.

Read Maddie's full story

NDIS comes to Western Sydney

A year ahead of schedule, the National Disability Insurance Scheme will begin in Nepean Blue Mountains, from September 2015, to support children under the age of 18.

Read full external media release
NDIA's Amber Yarde and Colac Neighbourhood House's Bev Rimmer

NDIA funds sensory garden in Colac

The Colac Neighbourhood House in Western Victoria received an NDIS CICD grant to build a sensory garden and Indigenous story wall to enhance the wellbeing and outdoor experiences for people of all abilities who use the facility.

Read the full story

COAG Disability Reform Council committed to NDIS

The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Disability Reform Council met recently in Melbourne to reaffirm their commitment to implementing the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) across Australia.

Read the COAG communique

Recognising disability and autism

Assistant Minister for Social Services, Senator Mitch Fifield gave an opening address to the Applied Behavioural Analysis Today Conference on 18 April.

Read the opening address

Inaugural NDIA Cultural Mapping Project

The NDIA is undertaking a Cultural Mapping Project to help it become a truly values-led organisation that puts people with disability at the centre of everything we do.

Read more about the project
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