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13 Oct 2020

The NDIA has released its Guide to Plan Management, including 4 principles which set out the expected behaviour in the delivery of plan management. As one of Australia’s leading plan managers, we support these principles and the high standards they set out for the industry – all of which we have been dedicated to upholding since our inception in 2016.


21 Aug 2020

Providers required to use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in New South Wales and Victoria can now claim an extra $1.70 for every hour of daily living support delivered, with the allowance coming directly from the NDIA, rather than from a participant's budget. 


The temporary allowance comes in addition to the earlier introduction of PPE support items, so providers can continue claiming for PPE costs through the Price Guide in agreement with participants.


07 Jul 2020

The NDIS has a new price guide from 1 July 2020.


17 Jun 2020

The Minister from the NDIS announced on the 12th June 2020 the first stages of a post-coronavirus NDIS, following a review of temporary measures to support participants and disability providers during the pandemic.


30 Apr 2020

The NDIA has temporarily allowed extra flexibility for NDIS participants to purchase low-cost Assistive Technology.  As an NDIS participant, you can now use your NDIS consumables or core funding to buy smart devices and fitness equipment, in consultation with your support providers.


21 Apr 2020

IDEAL Plan Management's new Pocket-sized price guides have implemented the COVID-19 measures introduced in the NDIS Support Catalogue version 2.2.1.


20 Apr 2020

NDIS participants impacted by COVID-19 may need additional support coordination. Support coordinators can now access core funding according to the latest announcement from the NDIA.


06 Apr 2020

New NDIS rules have been introduced to help service providers from 25 March. These rules may impact you as an NDIS participant, or your clients if you support anyone with an NDIS plan. NDIS participants impacted by COVID-19 may need additional support coordination. Support coordinators can now access core funding according to the latest announcement from the NDIA.


03 Feb 2020

On 3rd February 2020, the Minister for the NDIS, Stuart Robert, announced that from 1st March 2020, Core Support funding could be used to claim for transportation to and from NDIS funded community-based activities. This is in addition to the time of the support worker, for which they can already claim.


01 Dec 2019

The NDIA has released a revised 2019-2020 NDIS Price Guide.

A few changes have been implemented that will be effective 1st of December 2019, including an additional 6 areas reclassified as remote, new price limits to Short Term Accommodation, and the introduction of Medium Term Accommodation and new supports items for Dietitians.