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Exclusive: Forfeited to state care

Oct 15, 2019 • 14m32s

A dispute over funding and the NDIS has forced 500 families to forfeit their children into state care.

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Exclusive: Forfeited to state care

100 • Oct 15, 2019

Exclusive: Forfeited to state care

The NDIS was meant to provide better care to people living with disabilities. But a stalemate over funding responsibilities has forced 500 families to forfeit their children into state care. Rick Morton on the unintended consequences of a flawed system.

Guest: Senior Reporter for The Saturday Paper Rick Morton.

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Exclusive: 500 children forfeited to state in NDIS standoff in The Saturday Paper
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The Saturday Paper

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