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NDIS changes 'offensive' says NSW Liberal Senator Hollie Hughes

Dan Jervis-Bardy
By Dan Jervis-Bardy
Updated May 27 2021 - 9:25pm, first published 7:00pm
Senator Hollie Hughes. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

A Liberal senator has blasted the government's proposed new assessment system for National Disability Insurance Scheme participants as "dehumanising" and "offensive" and said she wouldn't want her autistic child to be subjected to one.

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Dan Jervis-Bardy

Dan Jervis-Bardy

Federal Politics Reporter

Dan covers federal politics from Parliament House, with a special focus on climate policy and the NDIS. He has previously reported on ACT politics and urban affairs since joining the Canberra Times in 2018.