The NDIS transformed hundreds of thousands of lives in its first 10 years. What will the next decade hold?

July 2, 2023

Something disability advocates say has been missing in discussions about the scheme is how it boosts the ability of participants — and those around them — to work and contribute to the economy.

In 2021, modelling by the Per Capita think tank showed every dollar spent on the NDIS injected $2.25 back into the economy.

“We need to see the NDIS as an investment in people’s lives. It is not a frivolous expense,” Dr Taleporos said.

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2/7/23 ABC News, Nas Campanella, Evan Young and Penny Timms

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