The Hon Jane Prentice MP

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Referral service for people with disability in NSW

People with disability in New South Wales will be able to make better and more informed decisions with information provided with the help of a $3.1 million grant.

Blind Adventurer announced as 2018 Patron

Blind adventurer and chocolatier Gerrard Gosens OAM announced as the 2018 Patron for International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD).

Creating opportunities for jobseekers with disability

The Turnbull Government is strengthening support for businesses employing people with disability through a range of new initiatives. Assistant Minster for Social Services and Disability Services Jane Prentice today announced the national roll out of 2018 AccessAbility Day.

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Latest Speeches

Australia-International Disability Alliance Reception, United Nations headquarters

As many of you know, Australia was one of the original state signatories to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (‘the Convention’). Accessibility is a priority for Australia’s international engagement in development, humanitarian and human rights.

Parliamentary Friends Group for Eye Health and Vision Care Dinner

The Parliamentary Friends group remind us of the values and principles that bind all of us in this iconic place. Eye health and vision care is a cause we can and should support. I commend Vision 2020 on advocating for the elimination of preventable blindness and vision loss for close to twenty years. Vision 2020 is a strong voice in ensuring Australia meets our obligations to the World Health Organisation’s Universal Eye Health: a global action plan 2014-2019.

2017 National Disability Awards

The Government is committed to improving the lives of People with Disability. Today, the International Day of People with Disability, we celebrate your achievements and commit to continuing to work towards a more inclusive community.

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