NDIS chief ‘deeply regrets’ anxiety over independent assessments



Professor Bruce Bonyhady, one of the key architects of the NDIS, told the parliamentary inquiry last month he totally opposed the independent assessments, which he said were driven by cost-cutting and would “fundamentally damage the NDIS”.

But Mr Hoffman said NDIS participants currently needed to “explain and justify” to a stranger every aspect of their life and activities to show why the NDIS funding was required.

“A process of explaining and justifying, if not begging and…

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