April 16, 2019

Mental Health, NDIS & the Federal Election – Open Forum

The 2019 Federal Budget showed a $1.6bn underspend on the NDIS with the rollout slower than expected, especially in South Australia for people with primary psychosocial disability. Temporary […]
April 16, 2019

NDIS report finds fewer people eligible than first predicted

A team from Community Mental Health Australia (CMHA) and the University of Sydney have today released alarming findings about the adequacy of support that will be […]
November 6, 2018

South Australian Parliament Investigates NDIS and Psychosocial Services

In light of the impact of the rollout of NDIS on psychosocial services and risks to South Australians who will miss out on support the South […]
June 14, 2018

SA Mental Health Sector Experiences Historic Job Losses

Up to 150 jobs in the community mental health sector will disappear from the 1st of July. This is the first substantial job loss under the […]
May 23, 2018

Positive Futures Employment, Education and Training Expo

The Positive Futures Expo is an annual event in the Northern Region showcasing exciting opportunities for further education, training, employment, volunteering and social inclusion available to […]
May 3, 2018

Flinders University NDIS Report Highlights Scheme Shortfalls

Flinders University researchers have just completed a rigorous study of the Nat­ional Disability Insurance Scheme concluding that at its current rate the scheme will not be delivered […]
April 17, 2018

NDIS – the rollout fallout

As part of our ongoing monitoring and advocacy for the NDIS and psychosocial support we have been collecting data from various programs across ten different organisations. […]
March 19, 2018

Submission: Parliamentary Joint Standing Committee: NDIS Market Readiness

The mental health sector in South Australia has been working diligently and creatively to prepare their businesses for the NDIS and the opportunities for innovation that […]
March 1, 2018

Newton: Accommodation Supports

Are you currently providing or looking to provide accommodation supports to NDIS participants? As the National Disability Insurance Scheme rolls out progressively over the next two […]