Director of the Curtin Not-for-profit Initiative & Author of the National Disability Costing and Pricing Framework, Curtin University
David Gilchrist is director of Curtin University's Curtin Not-for-profit Initiative. He is an accountant and an historian with over twenty years experience in the Not-for-profit and charitable sector in Australia and the UK. David has worked in government, not-for-profits and in commerce and researches and writes on governance, sustainability, outcomes measurement, accountability and reporting in the public and not-for-profit sectors.
Currently David is chairman of Nulsen Disability Services, chairman of the Kimberley Individual and Family Support Association, he sits on the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission Advisory Board and on the national Not-for-profit committee of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand. He is also a member of the Australian Accounting Standards Board Academic Advisory Panel.
On July 1 2016, the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) moved from a trial phase to a full national roll-out. In this series on Understanding the NDIS, we explore how the scheme works, why Australia needs it, and...