Media Releases

September 2017

Green light for Orange disability housing

Ground has broken on a new disability housing project in Orange, New South Wales, with support of more than $830,000 from the Australian Government’s $10 million Specialist Disability Accommodation Initiative (SDAI), under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

More NDIS Partnerships

Victorians living with disability in the Hume Moreland and Bayside Peninsula areas will benefit from an investment of more than $63 million for the delivery of services under the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

Carers embrace Gateway support

A national online and telephone support service set up to provide assistance to Australia’s 2.7 million carers has already helped more than half a million people.

Rockhampton’s NDIS Partners announced

Carers Queensland and BUSHkids will share more than $23 million to deliver Early Childhood Early Intervention and Local Area Coordination services in Rockhampton as part of the rollout of the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

More Funding For NDIS Workforce

The Australian Government is investing more than $1 million to support workforce innovations under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

$700,000 for supported employment

Assistant Minister Prentice has announced $700,000 in funding to expand the BuyAbility website with a new search tool to enhance access to goods and services provided by Australian Disability Enterprises (ADEs).