Carer Stories

This page contains information about carers' experiences of the NDIS across Australia, including research papers, news articles and video resources.

This page was last updated on 8 May 2017.

Papers and reports

The following papers and reports are based on research and consultation with carers across Australia. Click on the links below to read more.

NDIS workshop follow up survey: Final report (Carers NSW survey report, 2017)

Is the NDIS supporting unpaid carers of people with a disability? (Carers ACT survey report, 2017)

Evaluation of the NDIS: Intermediate report (National Institute of Labour Studies evaluation report, 2016)

What is there for carers in the NDIS? (Carers NSW conference presentation, 2016)

What are carers entitled to in the NDIS? Rights and realities in the NSW trial site (Carers NSW conference presentation, 2015)

The NDIS: Where do carers stand? (Carers NSW conference presentation, 2015)

NDIS Carer Capacity Building Project Survey Findings (Carers Australia survey report, 2015)

NDIS Outcomes framework pilot study: summary report (NDIA evaluation report, 2015)

The NDIS one year in: Experiences of carers in the Hunter trial site (Carers NSW issues paper, 2014)

Video and audio content

NDIS Ready: Carers (National Disability Insurance Agency)

NDIS: Live your life (Every Australian Counts)
Living My Plan: NDIS at work (National Disability Insurance Agency)

Living My Plan Part 2 (National Disability Insurance Agency)

Siobahn and Caroline Intro (Every Australian Counts)

Siobahn and Caroline: Live your life (Every Australian Counts) 

Devi's NDIS story (National Disability Insurance Agency)

Nicole's story (Carers Australia)

Sue and John's story (Carers Australia)
NDIS Ready: Kathryn and Jaime (National Disability Insurance Agency)

Ordinary Life Profile: The Deane Family (National Disability Insurance Agency) 
Early Childhood Early Intervention (National Disability Insurance Agency)




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