Media Releases

$23.3m to deliver NDIS in SA

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.

More than $17m to deliver NDIS in ACT

Two local service providers will share in $17.6 million of funding to deliver Local Area Coordination (LAC) and Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) services in the ACT to support the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

Community collaboration key to NDIS delivery

The Hon Jane Prentice MP, Assistant Minister for Social Services and Disability Services, will today launch the NDIA Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Engagement Strategy and Rural and Remote Strategy in Cairns.

Prentice seeks an innovative approach to disability employment

Today, the Hon Jane Prentice MP, Assistant Minister for Social Services and Disability Services, visited The Heights School in Adelaide, to see the Dandelion Work Experience Program in action. The program is a six week course for students with autism to work on software development projects in partnership with Hewlett Packard.

Engaging with employers key in DES reform

The Hon Jane Prentice MP, Assistant Minister for Social Services and Disability Services, has reaffirmed the Coalition Government’s commitment to reforming Disability Employment Services (DES).

$75 million for NDIS in QLD

Five local service providers will share in $75 million of funding to deliver Local Area Coordination (LAC) and Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) services in Queensland to support the rollout of National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) from 2017.

$13 million for community inclusion

$13 million will be made available to organisations across the country as part of a new grant round designed to make the community more inclusive and support people with disability.

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