The Hon. E.S. BOURKE (14:33): Putting The Australian aside, can the minister confirm how much of the $1.6 billion in unspent NDIS funds that the federal government clawed back in the federal budget would have been earmarked for South Australia? Or does The Australian not answer that for you?
The Hon. J.M.A. LENSINK (Minister for Human Services) (14:34): It is a sad fact that once again the Labor Party demonstrates its lack of understanding of the NDIS.
The PRESIDENT: Order! The minister is attempting to answer your question.
The Hon. J.M.A. LENSINK: The Labor Party continues—
The Hon. K.J. Maher interjecting:
The PRESIDENT: I don't need your commentary, Leader of the Opposition. Minister.
The Hon. J.M.A. LENSINK: —to not understand the way the NDIS operates.
The Hon. J.M.A. LENSINK: There is more money—
The PRESIDENT: Order! Allow the minister to answer the question.
The Hon. J.M.A. LENSINK: There is more money being spent on disability services in South Australia than ever in our history, through the NDIS.