Today, the Hon Jane Prentice MP, Assistant Minister for Social Services and Disability Services, visited Gympie and Maryborough in Queensland to acknowledge and learn from the great work being done in the community to support people with disability.
The Board overseeing the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will draw on an expanded Independent Advisory Council (IAC) from July this year, ensuring broader representation for people with disability during this critical period for the NDIS.
The Hon Jane Prentice MP, Assistant Minister for Social Services and Disability Services has announced that nominations are now open for the 2017 National Disability Awards.
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.