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National Disability Insurance Scheme

Tasmanians With Disability Let Down in Reshuffle

An estimated 10,600 Tasmanians will now be eligible to receive services and supports with the rollout of the full National Disability Insurance Scheme.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  1 Jul 2019

Estimates Reply - Minister Petrusma

We asked the Minister for Women if she was on the Expenditure Review Committee and the answer we received is that Cabinet matters are a matter for Cabinet.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  13 Jun 2019

NDIS

There is a range of organisations that are not listed in Ms Standen's motion that have experienced acute funding uncertainty.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  22 May 2019

Funding for Disability Support Services

Funding for the state's three advocacy bodies for Tasmanians with disability runs out on 30 June this year.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  10 Apr 2019

National Disability Insurance Scheme - Funding

The federal budget surplus relies heavily on a $6.4 billion underspend on the National Disability Insurance Scheme over this year and next.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  10 Apr 2019

Petrusma Needs to Come Clean on NDIS, Commit to Advocacy Funding

Tasmanians living with a disability are missing out on key services as a result of a shocking underspend on the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  4 Apr 2019

NDIS Being Weakened by Turnbull Government

On this International Day of People with Disability, concerns are growing about the Federal Government tightening the screws on the National Disability Insurance Scheme with participants increasingly losing out.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  27 Nov 2016

Hidding Confirms Federal Liberals Undermining NDIS

Transport Minister, Rene Hidding, has confirmed in Parliament today that the groundbreaking National Disability Insurance Scheme is being gradually but surely undermined by his Federal Colleagues.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  26 Oct 2016

Full NDIS Scheme Will Change Lives

Thousands of Tasmanians living with a disability will be able to access the supports they need to live more independently, access training and employment and achieve their goals with the NDIS full scheme rolling out today across the State.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  1 Jul 2016

NDIS Certainty Welcome

The Tasmanian Greens warmly welcome the announcement today of details on the rollout of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) two and a half years after this life-changing and positive reform came in to effect in Tasmania.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  3 Dec 2015