Fact Sheets

Introduction to the NDIS rights narrated fact sheets.

Easy English

2673 ViewsLast Updated: 16 Sep 14
YOUR RIGHTS UNDER THE NDIS • An Easy English Guide for Consumers • The NDIS means the ‘National Disability Insurance Scheme’. • It is the new way the Australian Government will support people with disabilities. • When you get help from the NDIS you have rights 1: You have a right to have an advocate: It is a good idea to have an advocate with you when you are talking with people from the NDIS. You can choose who your advocate should be. Your advocate should be someone you trust. Your advocate should be someone who will help you understand…

Advocacy

4473 ViewsLast Updated: 04 Sep 14
This Fact Sheet is about your rights as a person using the NDIS or as a person who wants to use the NDIS. If you want more information about how the NDIS works, including on issues covered in this Fact Sheet, go to Advokit. Key Terms: AAT: The Administrative Appeals Tribunal. This is a panel of people who can decide whether or not the NDIA should change a decision you are unhappy with. The Agency: Another name for the National Disability Insurance Agency. They deliver and administer the NDIS. Complaints mechanism: A technical term to describe the steps you can…

Making Complaints

4318 ViewsLast Updated: 04 Sep 14
This Fact Sheet is about your rights as a person using the NDIS or as a person who wants to use the NDIS. If you want more information about how the NDIS works, including issues covered in this Fact Sheet, go to Advokit. Key Terms: AAT: The Administrative Appeals Tribunal. This is a panel of people who can decide whether or not the NDIA should change a decision you are unhappy with. The Agency: Another name for the National Disability Insurance Agency. They deliver and administer the NDIS. Complaints mechanism: A technical term to describe the steps you can go…

Contracts

2887 ViewsLast Updated: 04 Sep 14
This Fact Sheet is about your rights as a person using the NDIS or as a person who wants to use the NDIS. If you want more information about how the NDIS works, including on issues covered in this Fact Sheet, go to Advokit. Key Terms: AAT: The Administrative Appeals Tribunal. This is a panel of people who can decide whether or not the NDIA should change a decision you are unhappy with. The Agency: Another name for the National Disability Insurance Agency. They deliver and administer the NDIS. Complaints mechanism: A technical term to describe the steps you can…

Dealing with Service Providers

4362 ViewsLast Updated: 02 Jun 14
This Fact Sheet is about your rights as a person using the NDIS or as a person who wants to use the NDIS. If you want more information about how the NDIS works, including on issues covered in this Fact Sheet, go to Advokit. AAT: The Administrative Appeals Tribunal. This is a panel of people who can decide whether or not the NDIA should change a decision you are unhappy with. The Agency: Another name for the National Disability Insurance Agency. They deliver and administer the NDIS. Complaints mechanism: A technical term to describe the steps you can go through…

Decision Making

2707 ViewsLast Updated: 04 Sep 14
This Fact Sheet is about your rights as a person using the NDIS or as a person who wants to use the NDIS. If you want more information about how the NDIS works, including on issues covered in this Fact Sheet, go to Advokit Key Terms: AAT: The Administrative Appeals Tribunal. This is a panel of people who can decide whether or not the NDIA should change a decision you are unhappy with. The Agency: Another name for the National Disability Insurance Agency, who deliver and administer the NDIS. Complaints mechanism: A technical term to describe the steps you can…

Discrimination

1407 ViewsLast Updated: 04 Sep 14
This Fact Sheet is about your rights as a person using the NDIS or as a person who wants to use the NDIS. If you want more information about how the NDIS works, including on issues covered in this Fact Sheet, go to Advokit. Key Terms: AAT: The Administrative Appeals Tribunal. This is a panel of people who can decide whether or not the NDIA should change a decision you are unhappy with. The Agency: Another name for the National Disability Insurance Agency. They deliver and administer the NDIS. Complaints mechanism: A technical term to describe the steps you can…

Eligibility

3197 ViewsLast Updated: 04 Sep 14
This Fact Sheet is about your rights as a person using the NDIS or as a person who wants to use the NDIS. If you want more information about how the NDIS works, including on issues covered in this Fact Sheet, go to Advokit. Key Terms: AAT: The Administrative Appeals Tribunal. This is a panel of people who can decide whether or not the NDIA should change a decision you are unhappy with. The Agency: Another name for the National Disability Insurance Agency. They deliver and administer the NDIS. Complaints mechanism: A technical term to describe the steps you can…

Access to Information

1020 ViewsLast Updated: 04 Sep 14
This Fact Sheet is about your rights as a person using the NDIS or as a person who wants to use the NDIS. If you want more information about how the NDIS works, including on issues covered in this Fact Sheet, go to Advokit. Key Terms: AAT: The Administrative Appeals Tribunal. This is a panel of people who can decide whether or not the NDIA should change a decision you are unhappy with. The Agency: Another name for the National Disability Insurance Agency. They deliver and administer the NDIS. Complaints mechanism: A technical term to describe the steps you can…

Needs Assessment

1360 ViewsLast Updated: 04 Sep 14
This Fact Sheet is about your rights as a person using the NDIS or as a person who wants to use the NDIS. If you want more information about how the NDIS works, including on issues covered in this Fact Sheet, go to Advokit. Key Terms: AAT: The Administrative Appeals Tribunal. This is a panel of people who can decide whether or not the NDIA should change a decision you are unhappy with. The Agency: Another name for the National Disability Insurance Agency. They deliver and administer the NDIS. Complaints mechanism: A technical term to describe the steps you can…

When The Supports You Need Are Not Available

1337 ViewsLast Updated: 04 Sep 14
This Fact Sheet is about your rights as a person using the NDIS or as a person who wants to use the NDIS. If you want more information about how the NDIS works, including on issues covered in this Fact Sheet, go to the Advokit. Key Terms: AAT: The Administrative Appeals Tribunal. This is a panel of people who can decide whether or not the NDIA should change a decision you are unhappy with. The Agency: Another name for the National Disability Insurance Agency. They deliver and administer the NDIS. Complaints mechanism: A technical term to describe the steps you…

Negotiating Who Provides Services

1289 ViewsLast Updated: 04 Sep 14
This Fact Sheet is about your rights as a person using the NDIS or as a person who wants to use the NDIS. If you want more information about how the NDIS works, including on issues covered in this Fact Sheet, go to Advokit. Key Terms: AAT: The Administrative Appeals Tribunal. This is a panel of people who can decide whether or not the NDIA should change a decision you are unhappy with. The Agency: Another name for the National Disability Insurance Agency. They deliver and administer the NDIS. Complaints mechanism: A technical term to describe the steps you can…

Closing messages for the NDIS narrated fact sheets