Posted on 21 February 2022
AAPi are tireless advocates for a fairer NDIS- for participants and psychologists.
Changes to the NDIS workforce is crucial to meet demand and ensure the appropriate mix of skills and professionals to continue to deliver safe, quality supports to NDIS participants.
It is estimated that there will be an additional growth of over 80,000 full time equivalent staff needed to maintain the scheme. However key changes will need to occur to attract and retaining a a skilled workforce in a sector increasingly seen as undervalued, overworked and underpaid.
The Joint Standing Committee on the National Disability Insurance Scheme released their final report on the NDIS Workforce. You can find the full report here.
The report contains the following recommendations:
Let us know what you think of the recommendations and other suggestions for NDIS advocacy via our community forum.