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Bill Shorten MP, Shadow Minister for the NDIS and former Opposition Leader, has reiterated the disability sector’s calls for two disability royal commissioners to be stood down due to a “recent, extensive and significant” conflict of interest.

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The NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission has continued to roll out its service delivery across Australia. As of 1 July 2019, the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission now provides support and quality control for NDIS participants in South Australia, New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, Tasmania, Northern Territory and the Australian Capital Territory (ACT).

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Robert Fitzgerald AM has been appointed as the NSW Ageing and Disability Commissioner from the beginning of this month. The NSW Disability and Ageing Commission has been established to focus on abuse and neglect that occurs in both family and community settings.