Hon Jane Prentice, Assistant Minister for Social Services and Disability Services, was delighted to attend a special event today to mark a major milestone for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in the ACT - the 5000th participant to receive their NDIS plan.
The Hon Jane Prentice MP, Assistant Minister for Social Services and Disability Services, today announced the 22 finalists in this year's National Disability Awards.
The ACT economy will be boosted by $160 million a year and 1000 new jobs due to the arrival of the National Disability Insurance Scheme, a new report reveals.
New resources have been released to help parents and families understand how the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) can support children with developmental delay or disability.
Australians with disability will be supported to attend conferences across the country following $315,000 in Australian Government funding under the National Disability Conference Initiative.
The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Disability Reform Council (DRC) met today in Sydney and made a number of important decisions to strengthen overall disability reform to support people with disability, their families and carers.