Public consultation opens on NDIS legislation reforms

Acacia Plan Management changes to legislation

The Australian Government is proposing changes to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) legislation to make processes easier and better for NDIS participants.  The Government is continuing to work to create a simpler, faster, fairer and more consistent NDIS that aims to work better for people with disability, their families and carers. A 2019 independent […]

NDIS Price Guide updates 2021

Acacia Plan Management NDIS Price Guide updates 2021

The annual NDIS Price Guide updates 2021 were released on 1 July.  While there were no major updates this year, the NDIS have changed the name of the document from the Price Guide to NDIS Price Arrangements and Price Limits, however, to keep it simple, we will continue to refer to it as the Price […]

How to have Plan Management included in your NDIS plan

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If you have chosen to have your funds plan managed, all you need to do is ask for it during your meeting or at any point during your plan. Every NDIS participant has the right to have Plan Management services included in their plan.  The NDIS Act states that the “NDIA must give effect to a participant’s […]

How to appeal a decision made by the NDIA

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Do you feel dissatisfied or unhappy with a decision made for you by the NDIA?  If this happens to you, you are able to request an internal review.  If you have been directly affected by the decision, you have the right to request an appeal if it appears in the NDIS legislation’s list of ‘reviewable […]