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FPDN’s Scott Avery speaks to 2ser ‘NDIS not working for Indigenous Australians’

By October 10, 2018May 29th, 2019No Comments

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people experience disability at almost twice the rate of other Australians, and it’s especially hard for them to access services from the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). The scheme is meant to “mean peace of mind for every Australian – for anyone who has, or might acquire, a disability”, but at the moment it’s falling short of these aims.

Scott Avery, FPDN Research and Policy Director, speaks to Tess at 2ser ‘to break down what makes it so difficult for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with disabilities to access the NDIS.’

Listen to the interview here