Clubs, schools, workplaces, businesses and individuals are encouraged to celebrate the 25th anniversary of International Day of People with Disability to be held on 3 December 2017.
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).
Western Sydney will be the location for the head office of the new National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Quality and Safeguards Commission.
Selected organisations specialising in business sector growth and transition have been invited to submit applications for leading a new $33 million Australian Government investment in the disability and aged care sector workforce.
Organisations seeking to increase inclusion and support people with disability are invited to apply for a national grant program.