The Policy Shop
About This Show
A podcast at the University of Melbourne, Australia. The Policy Shop is where national and global public policy is examined. Guests include nobel laureates Sir Angus Deaton and Harold Varmus, writer Germaine Greer, author and academic Michael Ignatieff, former UN under-secretary, Baroness Valerie Amos, and Big Data entrepreneur Anthony Goldbloom. Listed by iTunes as new and noteworthy, subscribe for the latest episodes.
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Australia's largest social reform in decades
Dec 20 17
The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is the largest social reform Australia has seen in decades. The scheme will provide $22 billion a year to support 460,000 participants. In this episode, former Chair of the NDIA, Bruce Bonyhady and Associate Professor at UNSW, Helen Dickinson discuss how this policy came to be, the scheme’s rollout, and whether the NDIS will improve the livelihood of people living with disabilities in Australia.