Own Motion Inquiry into Aspects of Supported Accomodation in the NDIS

Own Motion Inquiry into Aspects of Supported Accommodation in the NDIS

Introduction

The Acting Commissioner has initiated an Own Motion Inquiry into Aspects of Supported Accommodation in the NDIS.

The Inquiry will examine the experiences of participants living in supported accommodation through examining Reportable Incidents and Complaints that have occurred in connection with the supported accommodation services provided by a small number of NDIS providers that are large providers of supported accommodation. The Inquiry will also to identify any available models for the delivery of supported accommodation that demonstrate best practice.

The Acting Commissioner appointed Mr Arthur Rogers PSM as Inquiry Lead in August 2021. At the end of the inquiry, the NDIS Commission intends to publish a report setting out the findings in relation to the inquiry.

The Terms of Reference for the Inquiry are available on this page.

Inquiry lead Biography – Mr Arthur Rogers PSM

Mr Rogers has extensive experience in public administration and human services and has held leadership roles in the Victoria public service in disability, social housing and service design. A strong advocate for independent choice and the inclusion of people with a disability, Mr Rogers led the development of Victoria’s first 10 year State Disability Plan, the Disability Act 2006 and the introduction of client controlled and individualised planning and funding is Victoria.

Mr Rogers was also the Director of Housing and Deputy Secretary, Service Design and Implementation in the Department of Health and Human Services. He also worked in the Department of Premier and Cabinet working on Victoria’s transition to the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

More recently Mr Rogers was the Victorian Disability Services Commissioner – an independent statutory oversight role resolving complaints and working to improve outcomes for people with a disability.

In recognition of his service to the community and disability services Mr Rogers has been awarded a Centenary Medal and Public Service Medal.

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Own Motion Inquiry into Aspects of Supported Accomodation in the NDIS