National Disability Insurance Scheme

It's time to change the way services for people with disabilities are funded and structured in Australia!

ALL Australians need a no-fault insurance scheme for everyone who has, or acquires a significant disability. The

The draft productivity commission report into a NDIS was released on 28 February 2011. You are invited to examine this report and make written submissions to the Productivity Commission by 30 April 2011.

It's time to make services for people with disabilities and their families effective, equitable and efficient.

Take action now & joining the "Every Australian Counts" Campaign

National approach for Rare Disease

There is an urgent need for a National Plan to address rare diseases in Australia.

A National Plan would create another platform for Angelman Syndrome families to facilitate a coordinated response to service development, carer support and health, professional and community education, and support research and promote advocacy on behalf of affected children and their families.

In 2009 a working group was convened to develop a Draft National Plan for Rare Diseases in Australia, which is available for comment on the Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit's website -