About Us

Who Are We?

The National Institute of Labour Studies, Flinders University South Australia (NILS) leads a consortium of five independent organisations and nine individual national and international experts in evaluating the trialling of the National Disability Insurance Scheme. This independent evaluation has been commissioned by the Australian Government Department of Social Services (DSS). The team includes evaluators and experts in social research, economic study, cultural affairs and disability policy and constitutes a combination of  in-depth knowledge encompassing all aspects pertaining to an evaluation of this scale.