Submission | Last updated 31st July 2020
MHCC provided a submission to the Inquiry that examines systemic and ongoing issues about the operations and framework of the Quality and Safeguards Commission, which includes the NDIS Practice Standards and the NDIS Code of Conduct. In making this submission MHCC consulted with Members and the sector. Comments reflect the feedback and learnings shared since […]
Submission | Last updated 9th August 2018
The submission focused on planning challenges and the significant impacts of low pricing for working with people with complex needs. We call for more outreach to people with mental health conditions eligible for the NDIS, to take pressure off acute mental health services.
Inquiry into the provision of services under the NDIS for people with psychosocial disabilities related to a mental health condition
Submission | Last updated 27th February 2017
The opportunities and challenges presenting through NDIS implementation and other parallel mental health reforms are profound, and whilst supportive of the inclusion of people with psychosocial disability in the NDIS, MHCC highlighted the need to see tighter cross governmental accountabilities.
Submission | Last updated 10th October 2016
Specific concerns for the next three years 2016/19 relate to: 1) access to NDIS funded services and supports for some Commonwealth funded mental health program clients; and, 2) opportunities for other people with mental health issues to access the NDIS.
Submission | Last updated 28th June 2016
This correspondence is to reiterate and further highlight the main issues MHCC brought to Minister Goward’s attention at the time of our meeting in regard to access to the NDIS for people with mental health issues/psychosocial disability.
Submission | Last updated 24th May 2016
While the NDIS trial has made available considerable new opportunities it has also revealed considerable challenges. The three main challenges that we wish to convey to you relate to access, pricing and readiness.
Submission | Last updated 30th October 2015
MHCC provides feedback in response to the ILC Commissioning Framework consultation papers and related questions.
Ernst & Young Independent Review of the Operation of the National Disability Insurance Scheme Act 2013: Discussion Paper
Submission | Last updated 9th October 2015
MHCC responds to the questions raised in the Discussion Paper.
Department of Social Services National Disability Insurance Scheme Quality and Safeguarding Framework: Discussion Paper
Submission | Last updated 30th April 2015
MHCC responds to the DSS Paper highlighting key positions and issues from a NSW community managed mental health sector perspective.
Submission | Last updated 31st March 2014
MHCC welcomes the strong advocacy work that the MHCA undertook in bringing together the mental health sector to progress discussion concerning the issues surrounding the NDIS implementation of psychosocial disability support service delivery. Whilst MHCC broadly supports the MHCA proposal, there are some major concerns with the proposal as it currently stands.
Submission | Last updated 18th February 2014
MHCC gives perspectives on the Draft Disability Inclusion Bill 2014.
Minister Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, Disability Reform: Early intervention and the NDIS
Submission | Last updated 5th April 2013
MHCC comments following the publication of the draft NDIS Rules released 5 March 2013. In particular the issue of early intervention for people with mental health conditions currently accessing a number of block funded community programs including Day to Day Living, PHAMs, and state level programs such as Boarding House reform programs.