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.
The Australian Government has released an industry information paper that provides essential information for those delivering Disability Employment Services (DES) from 1 July 2018.
More than two and a half million Australians care for a loved one, friend or neighbour but many are unaware of the support services available – and the Australian Government is keen to help.
More than 1500 people with disability are now benefiting from support provided by the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in the Toowoomba region.
Minister for Social Services, Christian Porter, and Assistant Minister for Social Services and Disability Services, Jane Prentice, today announced an additional $1 million to continue the Young Carer Bursary Program in 2018.
A new initiative to give children with disability a chance to express themselves through dance has been awarded $627,000 under a federal NDIS (National Disability Insurance Scheme) program.
Hundreds of Queenslanders with disability in Ipswich, Bundaberg and Rockhampton will get earlier access to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) thanks to a decision of the Commonwealth and Queensland Governments.
The Hon Jane Prentice MP, Assistant Minister for Social Services and Disability Services has announced a new way to help those with autism access the services they need.
The Hon Jane Prentice MP, Assistant Minister for Social Services and Disability Services, is delighted to announce $14 million for 39 organisations around the country to make Australia more accessible and inclusive for people with disability.
The Hon Jane Prentice MP, Assistant Minister for Social Services and Disability Services spoke today at the Australian Network on Disability’s 9th Annual National Conference in Melbourne to reaffirm the Australian Government’s commitment to improving employment outcomes for people with disability and to outline the government’s support for businesses.