Media Releases

New and improved NDIS website

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.

NDIS delivers increased pricing to support people with complex needs

People with disability with complex support needs are set to benefit from improved support under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

National Awards for Disability Leadership

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).

National ABC scholarship to support emerging voices in the disability community

Assistant Minister for Social Services, Housing and Disability Services, Sarah Henderson today announced her support for the ABC Regional Storyteller scholarship.

Continuing critical work of 1800RESPECT

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.

19.9m investment in building community organisations and opportunities for Australians with disability

Opening of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Information, Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC) new grant round.

Employers and people with disability connect to explore the possibilities

More than 480 employers and over 830 people with disability across Australia are participating in AccessAbility Day this week.

New Framework to ensure NDIS Provider Markets are available to participants

Assistant Minister for Social Services, Housing and Disability Services, Sarah Henderson, today announced a new National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Market Enablement Framework.

Register events now for International Day of People with Disability

Clubs, community groups, schools and businesses are encouraged to hold an event to celebrate International Day of People with Disability on 3 December 2018.

Government offers $10m in grants to boost NDIS jobs and market

Organisations with innovative ideas to improve the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) workforce are being invited to apply for a share of $10 million in funding to expand the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) workforce and services.

Government unveils NDIS Participant Employment Taskforce

Tearing down barriers to employment for Australians with a disability is the mission of a new joint taskforce, announced by the Morrison Government today.

NDIS participant satisfaction hits 93 per cent

The latest quarterly data for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) released today shows that 93 per cent of participants now rate their experience as ‘Very Good’ or ‘Good’ – its highest level since the trial phase.

Improved NDIS planning for people with complex support needs

Assistant Minister for Social Services, Housing and Disability Services, Sarah Henderson, today announced the commencement of the rollout of a new National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Complex Support Needs Pathway.

Liberal National Government announces $493 million grant round to fund local services for carers

The Liberal National Government will provide $493 million to community and not-for-profit organisations to establish a new range of services to benefit the physical and mental health and wellbeing of Australia’s unpaid carers.

Government beefs up protection for rental housing investors, urges Labor to back changes

The Morrison Government has made regulatory changes to the $3.1 billion National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS) to provide investors with much-needed protection and security.

2018 National Awards for Disability Leadership

The Assistant Minister for Social Services, Housing and Disability Services, Sarah Henderson today announced that the Morrison Government will partner with the disability sector to support the 2018 National Awards for Disability Leadership, to be held on 3 December 2018.

New resources to assist Queensland transition to the NDIS

Funding of $2.8 million will be provided to assist the Queensland disability sector prepare for Information, Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC) grant funding under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in 2019-20.

$7m for WA for NDIS Information, Linkages and Capacity Building grants

Expressions of Interest open for more than $7 million in grants Grants to boost employment and recreation opportunities for people with disability

New-format NDIS plan released this week

The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) has released a new-format plan to assist National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participants understand their plan and provide a single point of contact.

Register now for AccessAbility Day

Registrations are now open for AccessAbility Day 2018, an Australian Government initiative bringing employers and people with disability together for a day.