Media Releases

June 2017

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.

National Recognition for Brisbane City Council

The Hon. Jane Prentice MP, Assistant Minister for Social Services and Disability Services, today presented a Disability Access Award to Brisbane City Council for their work in implementing the Brisbane Access and Inclusion Plan.

Disability Employment Services Reforms Underway

The Australian Government has released an industry information paper that provides essential information for those delivering Disability Employment Services (DES) from 1 July 2018.