The latest insight into cerebral palsy participants on the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) shows children, adults and their families were seeing a major boost to their independence, choices and social lives.
The Australian Government is set to improve the lives of people with disability who live in supported accommodation also known as “group homes”.
The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) is strengthening engagement with the disability community, providing an additional $1.4 million to Disability Representative and Carers Organisations (DRCOs) to support co-design activities, a total of $2.8 million over the past 12 months.
The NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission has taken compliance action against 6 Perth-based entities and two associated individuals.
Two people have been sentenced to more than eight years’ combined prison time over fraud against the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
An innovative program helping to bridge the gap between people doing it tough and Australia’s welfare system is being extended across Australia.
The Albanese Labor Government is committed to improving the lives of Australians living with disability through research by today releasing two key projects that will help drive evidence-based policy reform.
With year 12 students around the country receiving final results this week, graduates planning to continue study or start an apprenticeship are being urged to get ready for 2023.
Minister for the NDIS and Government Services, the Hon. Bill Shorten MP, has today announced that almost 60 per cent of NDIS legacy appeal cases inherited from the former Liberal-National Government have now been cleared through overhauled dispute resolution processes.
Eight nationally significant disaster events since January 2022 have required a turbo charged response to processing government payments.
Accessing government services is now easier with the new myGov app. Minister for Government Services the Hon Bill Shorten MP said the app, available to download now from app stores, is part of ongoing improvements to Australia’s largest authenticated government platform.
The Albanese Labor Government is calling on Australians to recognise this year’s International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) by working together to help overcome the barriers to inclusion for the 4.4 million Australians living with disability.
Minister Shorten discusses the Medibank data breach, the former Government Services Minister, and the IR Bill with Patricia Karvelas.
Providing more options for older Australians and eligible Veterans to work more in time for Christmas
From today, pensioners over Age Pension age and eligible Veterans will be able to earn more income from working without reducing their pension, just in time to take advantage of seasonal jobs.
The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Review is putting people with disability back at the centre of the NDIS.
A Taiwanese national suspected of rorting more than $130,000 in COVID-19 support payments has been arrested in Sydney overnight.
The Albanese Government has honoured its election commitments to boost services and staff numbers at Services Australia offices and undertake a comprehensive audit of the myGov digital platform.
The Albanese Government is delivering on its election commitment to get the NDIS back on track.
Minister for Government Services, the Hon. Bill Shorten, is pleased to announce the Labor Albanese Government will provide an additional $588 million in 2022-23, to ensure Services Australia (the Agency) supports Australians during emergencies, particularly when impacted by natural disasters.
The Australian Government has extended support to more flood affected areas of Victoria making the one-off, non-means tested Australian Government Disaster Recovery Payment available for individuals across an additional 4 Local Government Areas.