Shorten SaysA reminder of RoboNDIS + RoboDebt statements by Labor.
Julia Gillard introduced the NDIS legislation into parliament on 29 November 2012. Bill Shorten was deeply involved in its creation. The Act became law in March 2013 and the scheme launched on 1 July 2013.
In September 2013, the government changed. As Leader of the Opposition and later as Shadow Minister for the NDIS, Bill Shorten was frequently critical of how the government managed the scheme, and made many suggestions for improvement.
On this page, we remind Mr Shorten of the things he committed to before being appointed Minister for the NDIS on 8 June 2022 and what he and Prime Minister Albanese have said since then.
Shorten says “…NDIS is not and will not have decision making outsourced to an algorithm, as was the case in the Liberal Government’s unlawful RoboDebt scandal with Centrelink”
The federal Opposition has reignited concerns that a lack of human intervention and an over-reliance on technology is creating a “robo-NDIS” that is leaving vulnerable Australians worse off....
“…robo-planning from the government who brought us RoboDebt and, as with RoboDebt, robo-planning is based on flawed mathematical algorithms.” https://www.innovationaus.com/shorten-calls-for-end-to-ndis-robo-planning/
"Mr Shorten likened the pressure being put on people to justify their NDIS claims with Robodebt..."November 28, 2021 https://www.newsofthearea.com.au/bill-shorten-talks-ndis-with-coffs-coast-participants-and-providers