Ministers for the Department of Social Services https://ministers.dss.gov.au/feeds/sarah-henderson/rss.xml Latest media releases, transcripts and speeches from Department of Social Services Portfolio Ministers en New and improved NDIS website https://ministers.dss.gov.au/media-releases/4206 The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) today released a test version of a new NDIS website to help people access information about the world leading Scheme. Tue, 11 Dec 2018 10:36:02 +1100 Paul Fletcher, Sarah Henderson https://ministers.dss.gov.au/media-releases/4206 NDIS delivers increased pricing to support people with complex needs https://ministers.dss.gov.au/media-releases/4191 People with disability with complex support needs are set to benefit from improved support under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). Mon, 10 Dec 2018 09:16:51 +1100 Paul Fletcher, Sarah Henderson https://ministers.dss.gov.au/media-releases/4191 National Awards for Disability Leadership https://ministers.dss.gov.au/media-releases/4146 Assistant Minister Henderson expresses her delight to be part of the National Awards for Disability Leadership and says it was an honour to join in the celebrations for International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD). Tue, 04 Dec 2018 14:34:57 +1100 Sarah Henderson https://ministers.dss.gov.au/media-releases/4146 National ABC scholarship to support emerging voices in the disability community https://ministers.dss.gov.au/media-releases/4136 Assistant Minister for Social Services, Housing and Disability Services, Sarah Henderson today announced her support for the ABC Regional Storyteller scholarship. Mon, 03 Dec 2018 11:44:25 +1100 Sarah Henderson https://ministers.dss.gov.au/media-releases/4136 Continuing critical work of 1800RESPECT https://ministers.dss.gov.au/media-releases/4076 The flagship national domestic and family violence and sexual assault counselling, information and support service, 1800RESPECT, will receive $10.9 million in additional Australian Government funding to meet ongoing demand. Tue, 27 Nov 2018 13:40:33 +1100 Paul Fletcher, Sarah Henderson, Michelle Landry https://ministers.dss.gov.au/media-releases/4076 Launch of the 1800RESPECT Sunny mobile app for women with disability https://ministers.dss.gov.au/speeches/4091 Sunny uses interactive techniques to help women identify different forms of violence and abuse, and provides accessible information about their rights and where they can get help. Tue, 27 Nov 2018 17:41:56 +1100 Sarah Henderson https://ministers.dss.gov.au/speeches/4091 Employers and people with disability connect to explore the possibilities https://ministers.dss.gov.au/media-releases/4056 More than 480 employers and over 830 people with disability across Australia are participating in AccessAbility Day this week. Mon, 26 Nov 2018 12:34:35 +1100 Sarah Henderson https://ministers.dss.gov.au/media-releases/4056 19.9m investment in building community organisations and opportunities for Australians with disability https://ministers.dss.gov.au/media-releases/4061 Opening of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Information, Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC) new grant round. Mon, 26 Nov 2018 16:13:58 +1100 Paul Fletcher, Sarah Henderson https://ministers.dss.gov.au/media-releases/4061 New Framework to ensure NDIS Provider Markets are available to participants https://ministers.dss.gov.au/media-releases/4046 Assistant Minister for Social Services, Housing and Disability Services, Sarah Henderson, today announced a new National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Market Enablement Framework. Fri, 23 Nov 2018 18:17:13 +1100 Sarah Henderson https://ministers.dss.gov.au/media-releases/4046 Register events now for International Day of People with Disability https://ministers.dss.gov.au/media-releases/4041 Clubs, community groups, schools and businesses are encouraged to hold an event to celebrate International Day of People with Disability on 3 December 2018. Fri, 23 Nov 2018 15:20:10 +1100 Sarah Henderson https://ministers.dss.gov.au/media-releases/4041