The Hon Jane Prentice MP, Assistant Minister for Social Services and Disability Services has today reaffirmed the Australian Government’s commitment to help people with disability to get jobs with mainstream employers.
The Turnbull Government will guarantee the National Disability Insurance Scheme is fully funded by legislating an additional 0.5 percentage point increase in the Medicare Levy.
Members of the National Disability and Carers Advisory Council (NDCAC) met in Melbourne yesterday.
The Hon Jane Prentice MP, Assistant Minister for Social Services and Disability Services, met with disability sector stakeholders and representatives from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community at the Redfern Statement Indigenous Disability Workshop in Sydney today.
The Hon Jane Prentice MP, Assistant Minister for Disability Services is delighted to announce Dylan Alcott OAM as this year’s Patron for International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD).
The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will roll out to residents of the Loddon region, including Greater Bendigo, Echuca, Kyneton and Kyabram, from 1 May, improving the lives of Victorians with disability and generating hundreds of jobs in the region.
Eligible supported employees of Australian Disability Enterprises (ADE) have less than three weeks to register for the Business Services Wage Assessment Tool (BSWAT) Payment Scheme to receive a payment from the Australian Government.
The Turnbull Government has announced the formation of an Audio Description Working Group to examine options for increasing the availability of audio description services in Australia, following the ABC’s recent trial on iview.
Four local service providers will share in $85 million of funding to deliver Local Area Coordination (LAC) and Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) services in Victoria to support the rollout of National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) from 2017.
Feros Care has been announced as the successful Local Area Coordination (LAC) partner in Barossa, Light and Lower North and Northern Adelaide to support the rollout of National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) from 2017.