By Dan Jervis-Bardy – The Naracoorte Herald, June 22, 2022



The feasibility of moving NDIS participants from hospital into housing within 30 days is set to be examined, as the minister in charge of the scheme vows to help clear the “bed block” plaguing state and territory health systems.

But Bill Shorten wants the states and territories to step up their spending on education and community mental health in return for the Commonwealth helping them to fix a problem which is costing taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars and clogging up much-needed hospital beds.

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