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Friday, May 11 2012

The Australian Government announced three expert groups to help inform the design of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

The expert groups will work under [as] the NDIS Advisory Group to help the Australian Government design a scheme that meets the lifetime care and support needs of people with significant and permanent disability. 

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The expert groups are:

National Approach to Control and Choice

  • Jeff Harmer, NDIS Advisory Group (co-chair)
  • Fran Vicary, NDIS Advisory Group (co-chair)
  • Robbi Williams, Julia Farr Association
  • Kirsten Deane, National Disability and Carers Alliance
  • Lesley Hall, Australian Federation of Disability Organisations
  • Samantha Jenkinson, National Disability and Carer Council
  • Ara Cresswell, Carers Australia
  • Vicki O’Halloran, Somerville Community Services Darwin
  • Daniel Leighton, Inclusion Melbourne
  • Sally McManus, Australian Services Union

Eligibility and Assessment

  • Rhonda Galbally, NDIS Advisory Group (co-chair)
  • Joan McKenna-Kerr, NDIS Advisory Group (co-chair)
  • Ros Madden, University of Sydney
  • Janet Dore, Transport Accident Commission
  • Robbi Williams, Julia Farr Association
  • Tim Moore, Carers Australia
  • Graeme Innes, Australia’s Disability Discrimination Commissioner
  • Frank Quinlan, Mental Health Council of Australia
  • Suzanne Lulham, New South Wales Lifetime Care and Support Authority
  • Lesley Hall, Australian Federation of Disability Organisations

Quality Safeguards and Standards

  • Lorna Hallahan, NDIS Advisory Group (co-chair)
  • Bruce Bonyhady, NDIS Advisory Group (co-chair)
  • Stephanie Gotlib, Children with Disability Australia
  • Margaret Reynolds
  • Marita Walker, Perth Homecare
  • Sally Robinson, Griffith University
  • Kevin Cocks, Queensland Anti-Discrimination Commissioner
  • Kelly Shay, United Voice

LISA Note: Clarification: The three expert groups will work as the, "NDIS Advisory Group"

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