NDIS Hamilton Forum - 16th December 2016

In December 2016, Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) convened a forum in the Wimmera South West region to provide funded agencies with  information on the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), planning and engagement strategies in the area, requirements for agencies in preparation for the NDIS and an update from relevant peak bodies.

VICSERV presented at this forum along with other key representatives from DHHS, National Disability Services (NDS) and the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA). Presentations that are relevant to mental health organisations from this event are now available:

Introducing the NDIS

- Toni van Hamond (Acting Director - Stakeholder Relations, NDIA)

Western District Update

- Bruce Argyle (Sector Transition Manager, NDS)

NDIS & MHCSS

- Robyn Humphries (Assistant Director - Mental Health Division, DHHS)

NDIS and Mental Health

- Larissa Taylor (Manager - NDIS Engagement, VICSERV)

Wimmera and South West Outline for Service Providers

- Tami White (Senior Project Officer - NDIS Transition Team, DHHS West Division)