Latest Media Releases

Only 3 weeks left for BSWAT Payment Scheme

Eligible supported employees of Australian Disability Enterprises (ADE) have less than three weeks to register for the Business Services Wage Assessment Tool (BSWAT) Payment Scheme to receive a payment from the Australian Government.

New Audio Description Working Group to improve accessibility

The Turnbull Government has announced the formation of an Audio Description Working Group to examine options for increasing the availability of audio description services in Australia, following the ABC’s recent trial on iview.

$85m to deliver NDIS in Victoria

Four local service providers will share in $85 million of funding to deliver Local Area Coordination (LAC) and Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) services in Victoria to support the rollout of National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) from 2017.

Latest Speeches

NDS CEO Conference

Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for the opportunity to speak at your 2016 National Disability Services CEO Meeting.

As I have said many times, this is a transformational time for the disability sector. In July of this year the National Disability Insurance Scheme began the three year transition to full scheme.