Ignoring Allied Health Workforce Shortages Won't Make Them Go Away

“Providing NDIS participants with the allied health services they need has been an ongoing challenge for the scheme,” said Cath Maloney, CEO of Services for Australian Rural and Remote Allied Health. “Children with developmental disorders are waiting up to two years to access therapeutic services. The consequences of this delay can mean lifelong challenges for those children. Many thousands of families are being affected, across Australia, but especially in rural and remote areas. It is completely at odds with what the NDIS is meant to deliver.” Read more