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National Disability Insurance Scheme Amendment (Improving Supports for At Risk Participants) Bill 2021


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

Summary

Implements certain recommendations of the Independent review of the adequacy of the regulation of the supports and services provided to Ms Ann-Marie Smith, an NDIS participant, who died on 6 April 2020 by amending the National Disability Insurance Scheme Act 2013 to: expand the compliance and enforcement powers of the Commissioner of the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission; clarify provider registration provisions; and enable information sharing between the National Disability Insurance Agency and the commission and the disclosure of information to relevant state and territory bodies.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 03/06/21  
Second reading moved 03/06/21  
Second reading debate 23/08/21  
Second reading debate 24/08/21  
Second reading debate 25/08/21  
Second reading agreed to 25/08/21  
Third reading agreed to 25/08/21  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 26/08/21  
Second reading moved 26/08/21  
Second reading debate 19/10/21  
Second reading debate 20/10/21  
Second reading agreed to 20/10/21  
Committee of the Whole debate 20/10/21  
Committee of the Whole debate 21/10/21  
Third reading agreed to 21/10/21  
     
Finally passed both Houses 21/10/21  
Assent 28/10/21 Act no: 116 - Year: 2021
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Addendum to explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Australian Greens/Opposition [sheet 1444 revised]
STEELE-JOHN, Sen Jordon
FARRELL, Sen Don

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  • Australian Greens/Opposition [sheet 1443 revised]
STEELE-JOHN, Sen Jordon
FARRELL, Sen Don

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  • Australian Greens/Opposition [sheet 1426 revised]
STEELE-JOHN, Sen Jordon
FARRELL, Sen Don

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes