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National Disability Insurance Scheme Amendment (Participant Service Guarantee and Other Measures) Bill 2022


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National Disability Insurance Scheme Amendment (Participant Service Guarantee and Other Measures) Bill 2021



Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
National Disability Insurance Scheme

Summary

Implements certain recommendations of the 2019 review of the National Disability Insurance Scheme Act 2013 (the Tune review) by amending the: National Disability Insurance Scheme Act 2013 to establish the Participant Service Guarantee to provide timeframes and engagement principles for how the National Disability Insurance Agency undertakes key administrative processes; enable participant’s plans to be varied without requiring a full plan review; amend the objects and principles of the Act; clarify the eligibility criteria for people with psychosocial disability; streamline certain administrative processes for participants; provide clarity in relation to decisions about plan management requests and extend the risk assessment process for self-management of funding to those using registered plan management providers; enable the National Disability Insurance Agency to make direct payments on behalf of participants; and remove redundant provisions and make technical amendments; and DisabilityCare Australia Fund Act 2013 to make a consequential amendment.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 28/10/21  
Second reading moved 28/10/21  
Second reading debate 30/03/22  
Second reading agreed to 30/03/22  
Consideration in detail debate 30/03/22 Amendment details: 14 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 30/03/22  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 30/03/22  
Second reading agreed to 30/03/22  
Third reading agreed to 30/03/22  
     
Finally passed both Houses 30/03/22  
Assent 01/04/22 Act no: 27 - Year: 2022
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • Third reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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  • Revised explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Government [ZE142]

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  • Non-Government
KELLY, Craig, MP

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Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 1494 revised]
STEELE-JOHN, Sen Jordon

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  • Australian Greens [sheet 1506 revised]
STEELE-JOHN, Sen Jordon

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  • Australian Greens [sheet 1530 revised]
STEELE-JOHN, Sen Jordon

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes