Supporting home with NDIS core funding

Linda Hughes discusses how her son, Jacob, uses his NDIS core funding to create a home of his own

In September 2023, Linda Hughes spoke to our Imagining Home Peer Group about how her son, Jacob, has used his NDIS core funding to live in his own place.

Playing time: 30 minutes

About Linda Hughes

A portrait of Linda and Jacob HughesLinda lives and works in Awabakal land in Newcastle and has a long history as an advocate promoting human rights, equality and inclusion. She is the proud parent to Jacob Hughes, who is a man with disability and Linda’s greatest motivator and teacher.

Linda has been immersed in the NDIS since its launch in 2013 and takes a “make it work” approach to the NDIS so people with disability can live good lives as active and valued citizens.