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Why is the National Disability Insurance Agency singling out the University of Sydney?

Why is the National Disability Insurance Agency singling out the University of Sydney?

The National Disability Insurance Agency has kept mum about the reams of coverage it has received; why then, is it dedicating an entire page to taking down a University of Sydney report?

Harper Review: outsourcing services, but not responsibility, in health

Harper Review: outsourcing services, but not responsibility, in health

The extension of competition policy to human services advocated by the Harper review isn't just about outsourcing or lowest-cost tendering.

Razer: take up Stella Young’s activism to pay tribute to a remarkable woman

Razer: take up Stella Young’s activism to pay tribute to a remarkable woman

Stella Young was not exceptional because she had a physical disability. She was exceptional because she put everything she had into the hard, important work of social change.

Essential: uh oh, voters make the link between extreme weather and climate change

Essential: uh oh, voters make the link between extreme weather and climate change

Voters believe extreme weather is becoming more frequent -- and even Coalition voters think it is linked to climate change, this week's Essential Report shows.

Departure of a gutsy, thoughtful senator leaves politics the poorer

Departure of a gutsy, thoughtful senator leaves politics the poorer

LNP senator Sue Boyce was a rare senatorial figure with guts, principles and a willingness to think issues through.

Young people stuck in nursing homes need more than the NDIS

Young people stuck in nursing homes need more than the NDIS

Suitable accommodation for younger people with disabilities is hard to come by, writes Crikey intern Broede Carmody, and the NDIS won't provide an answer.

Underprivileged Aussies need help too

Underprivileged Aussies need help too

Crikey readers talk the NDIS, Tony Abbott's stroll to the Lodge and our obligation for foreign aid.

Essential: something for everyone, but Liberal voters reject Abbott’s PPL

Essential: something for everyone, but Liberal voters reject Abbott’s PPL

Both Julia Gillard and Tony Abbott have improved their standing with voters, this week's Essential Report reveals, but voters aren't impressed with Abbott's Paid Parental Leave scheme -- especially Liberal voters.

Only fools would rush into disability insurance scheme

Only fools would rush into disability insurance scheme

There's danger in rushing in head-first on disability insurance. Already there are indications pilot programs won't be ready, writes policy analyst and social and economic academic Professor Richard Burkhauser.

Fantasy budget: Richard Denniss would cut from the rich

Fantasy budget: Richard Denniss would cut from the rich

The Australian Institute executive director Richard Denniss says Australia would have a lot more money for services if it did not keep giving tax breaks to the rich.