The National Disability Insurance Scheme (Authorisations) Bill 2019 (the “Bill”) was introduced to the NT Legislative Assembly on 20 March 2019, by the Hon Natasha Fyles, with the Bill subsequently referred to the Social Policy Scrutiny Committee (the “Committee”) for a report due back in the June 2019 sittings of Parliament.
The Committee called for submissions from the public and ultimately received submissions from:
According to the Bill’s Explanatory Statement, the Bill:
The NT Government has previously agreed to two national frameworks: theand the . These two imperatives give clear time-frames for the establishment and operation of a restrictive practice authorisation process and establishment of a Senior Practitioner role in the Northern Territory.
As noted in the, the object of the Bill is to:
The, also found:
During 2010, the Australian Government asked the Productivity Commission (the “Commission”) to carry out a public inquiry into a long-term disability care and support scheme. The Commission received more than 1,000 submissions from people with a disability as well as submissions from the disability sector.
Outlined on the:
In March 2013 legislation was passed and the National Disability Insurance Scheme Act 2013 (Cth) was created.
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