Former chairman of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Bruce Bonyhady has labelled changes to the support scheme a “disgrace” that should be abandoned immediately before they cause more needless distress.
- The federal government wants to change the way people are assessed for the NDIS
- At a parliamentary inquiry, former NDIS chairman Bruce Bonyhady said the changes will “fundamentally damage” the scheme
- Kristin O’Connell, who has autism, said she was “terrified” by the plans
Mr Bonyhady made the remarks at a parliamentary inquiry into major reforms of the NDIS on Friday, calling proposed independent assessments “robo-planning” that would “fundamentally damage” the scheme.
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