The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Disability Reform Council (DRC) met today in Sydney and made a number of important decisions to strengthen overall disability reform to support people with disability, their families and carers.
Community organisations are being invited to partner with the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) to help deliver the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) across the country as part of a new grant program.
Assistant Minister for Social Services and Disability Services, the Hon Jane Prentice MP is delighted with the announcement that Helping People Achieve (HPA) has won the Northern Territory Telstra Business Award.
Jobs growth will surge across Tasmania with the roll out of the National Disability Insurance Scheme with up to 1750 new full-time jobs created in the next three years and $260 million in new economic activity generated.
Assistant Minister for Disability Services, the Hon Jane Prentice MP today announced that the 2016 Patron for International Day of People with Disability is Ms Karni Liddell.
In conjunction with the United Nations’ International Day of People with Disability, nominations are now open for the 2016 National Disability Awards.
The Commonwealth Government is calling for submissions on the draft Service Concept for a new integrated carer support service system, which will better support and sustain the work of unpaid carers.
Assistant Minister for Disability Services the Hon Jane Prentice MP and NSW Minister for Ageing and Disability Services the Hon John Ajaka today launched the SkillsLink2Work website and toolkit.
The Commonwealth Government is calling for public input to a review of the National Disability Advocacy Program (NDAP), which funds agencies that provide advocacy services to people with disability.
The Commonwealth Government has extended existing grants worth $16.7 million to disability advocacy agencies.