The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) has reached a major milestone with 100,000 Australians with disability now having choice and control over life-changing support delivered through the Scheme.
People with disability across Australia will benefit from $60 million in Australian Government funding to continue support for disability advocacy services.
A new panel of Disability Employment Service (DES) providers is being established to help people with disability find and keep jobs.
The Hon Jane Prentice, Assistant Minister for Social Services and Disability Services, has invited those with experience in delivering disability employment services to register their interest.
The Federal Government will spend $313,000 to help people with disability take part in conferences across Australia.
Nominations will close soon for the 2017 National Disability Awards, which recognise the tireless work of people to improve the lives of 4.3 million Australians with disability.
The appointment by the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) of a new CEO has been welcomed by the Turnbull Government
Minister for Social Services, Christian Porter and Assistant Minister for Social Services and Disability services attended the sod turning event for the new NDIA headquarters in Geelong.
The Hon Jane Prentice, Assistant Minister for Disability Services, today announced Disability organisations across Australia will share nearly $2.9 million to develop new ways of boosting the disability workforce.
The Queensland Government has reached agreement with the Commonwealth on access to the DisabilityCare Australia Fund (DCAF), securing an initial payment of $52.8 million in 2017.
The Hon Jane Prentice, Assistant Minister for Disability Services, today helped launch Project Open Doors – a Griffith University initiative that aims to break down misconceptions about people with disability.