Designing NDIS

An international perspective on the design of systems of individualised funding for people with disabilities.

An International Perspective on Individualised Funding Systems

Author: Simon Duffy

Australia is on the verge of one of the most important international initiatives in promoting the rights of people with disabilities. There is much to gain, but also much to lose.

This report explains why the initial design thinking behind NDIS is deeply flawed. It suggests that there is time for the designers and political leaders to rethink and create a more creative, sustainable and empowering approach.

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The publisher is The Centre for Welfare Reform.

Designing NDIS © Simon Duffy 2013.

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Paper | 24.02.13

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Simon Duffy


President of Citizen Network

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