Media Releases

$5.8 million to support QLD transition to NDIS

The Hon Jane Prentice, Assistant Minister for Social Services and Disability Services, today announced more than $5.8 million in funding to the Queensland Department of Communities (QDoC) to assist Queensland’s disability sector transition to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

$15.3 million to NDIS projects

The Australian Government is providing a package of more than $15.3 million to help people prepare for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), through the NDIS Sector Development Fund.

One week to have your say on DES improvements

There is still time to have your say on the future of Disability Employment Services (DES), by providing a submission on the discussion paper, New Disability Employment Services from 2018.

More than $24m to fund disability advocacy

The Australian Government will provide $24.26 million for advocacy services to support people with disability receiving Commonwealth Government Services and accessing the NDIS.

Have your say on new integrated carer support

The Hon Jane Prentice MP, Assistant Minister for Social Services and Disability Services, is reminding carers, peak bodies and service providers to have their say on future services to support and sustain the work of unpaid carers, by providing feedback on the draft Service Delivery Model.

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