NDIS cost-cutting taskforce told to reduce growth in participants and spending

NDIS cost-cutting taskforce told to reduce growth in participants and spending

The Guardian

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National Disability Insurance Agency quietly forms unit to avoid ‘cost overrun in 2021-22’

The agency that runs the national disability insurance scheme has quietly established a new taskforce aimed at cutting growth in funding packages and participant numbers.

Guardian Australia has obtained an internal document, published below, that shows the National Disability Insurance Agency has created a new unit to make “short term, immediate changes” to the scheme, citing a forecast “cost overrun in 2021-22”.

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