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