Media Releases

Nominations closing for Disability Awards

Nominations will close soon for the 2017 National Disability Awards, which recognise the tireless work of people to improve the lives of 4.3 million Australians with disability.

Government welcomes new NDIA Chief

The appointment by the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) of a new CEO has been welcomed by the Turnbull Government

NDIA HQ construction underway in Geelong

Minister for Social Services, Christian Porter and Assistant Minister for Social Services and Disability services attended the sod turning event for the new NDIA headquarters in Geelong.

Investing in Australia’s disability workforce

The Hon Jane Prentice, Assistant Minister for Disability Services, today announced Disability organisations across Australia will share nearly $2.9 million to develop new ways of boosting the disability workforce.

Students champion people with disability

The Hon Jane Prentice, Assistant Minister for Disability Services, today helped launch Project Open Doors – a Griffith University initiative that aims to break down misconceptions about people with disability.

Awash of jobs for people with disability

The Hon Jane Prentice, Assistant Minister for Social Services and Disability Services, today officially opened Multicap’s Capalaba Laundretto, an innovative laundry service creating jobs for people with disability.

Expert knowledge and skills to support NDIS transition

The Board overseeing the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will draw on an expanded Independent Advisory Council (IAC) from July this year, ensuring broader representation for people with disability during this critical period for the NDIS.

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