As part of the agreement, a Victorian Community Advisory Council will be established. This will allow Victorians with disabilities to have a say in how the NDIS is governed and operates. The Victoria NDIS began in 2013 with a trial in the Barwon area. The Victorian Government and the Commonwealth Government signed a bilateral agreement for the transition to NDIS in 2015. Based on this agreement, NDIS launched a continuous rollout in Victoria in 2016. Bilateral agreements defined and defined the obligations that required each government and the NDIA to operate the program in the best interests of the participants and the service providers who care for those participants. It currently falls under the competence of the bilateral agreements of the national and federal governments and the NDIA. If service providers are to remain part of the solution to inform and support the market and solve the day-to-day operational problems of transition and operation within the system, they should be funded for the provision of this service. First, there were two bilateral agreements between the Commonwealth and Victoria. The Agreement on the Full NDIS System between the Commonwealth and Victoria entered into force on 1 July 2019. The Victorian government will continue to support the transition of the NDIS beyond 30 June 2019. This will ensure that people with disabilities are not disadvantaged and continue to receive the services they need until they join the NDIS.

To learn more about why NDIS is important and how it works, visit the NDIS website. It is essential that the extension of bilateral agreements also allows the NDIS itself to develop satisfactorily, thus giving all stakeholders the decisive time necessary for the programme to reach its full potential, for the ultimate benefit of the participants. Victorias and Tasmania, and indeed all Australian ECI providers need and guarantee the time and support needed by governments and the NDIA to ensure that the early childhood intervention remains sustainable, both within the framework of NDIS, and at the same time remains the best practice in the world, as has in fact been the case for decades. The extension of the bilateral agreements will ensure ongoing sustainable funding and support from the national and federal governments as well as the NDIA, which are so important for the market for early childhood interventions that is developing under the NDIS. Immediately thereafter, the program was affected by a number of operational and policy changes; and the deeply flawed NDIS helpline began to create more problems than it solved. The NDIS « PRODA » database then collapsed for three months and continued to cause serious problems with processing and activating the plan. Financially, service providers have found that their NDIS-Break Even point is 5 hours of break per day, but customer support and values-based support based on best practices must be sacrificed to achieve this…