The Assistant Minister for Social Services, Housing and Disability Services and Federal Member for Corangamite, Sarah Henderson, is encouraging people with disability, their families and carers to have their say on draft Terms of Reference for a Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability.
Minister for Families and Social Services, Paul Fletcher, and Assistant Minister for Social Services, Housing and Disability Services, Sarah Henderson, have officially opened the new National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) national office in Geelong today. The state-of-the-art accessible building, located at the site of the heritage listed Carlton Hotel in Malop Street, will house approximately 600 NDIA staff, centralising the Agency’s national operations.
National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participants will find it easier to replace their Assistive Technology (AT) to enable them to continue to pursue their goals following the introduction of simpler processes.
The Australian Government today launched a comprehensive Employer Toolkit to help employers hire people with disability and build their organisation’s disability confidence and competence.
The roll-out of the National Disability Insurance Scheme Quality and Safeguards Commission (NDIS Commission) is continuing on time and according to plan, Minister for Families and Social Services Paul Fletcher said today.
The Liberal National Government has opened applications for grants totalling $19.9 million for organisations that help smooth the way for Australians with disability into work.
The Federal Liberal National Government has announced funding for an innovative new pilot program to educate and employ young adults with Down syndrome.
The Federal Liberal National Government has announced immediate reforms to boost Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) for eligible National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participants.
National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participants, families and carers are being urged to join a free webinar to learn more about being supported to achieve employment goals. The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) will be hosting the hour-long webinar: ‘Let’s Talk About Work’, on Thursday 21 February 2019.
Liberal-National Government has welcomed the release of the Productivity Commission’s Final Report of its review of the National Disability Agreement. The Government will consider the findings and recommendations of the Report and develop a new strategy for the next decade and beyond
Assistant Minister for Social Services, Housing and Disability Services, Sarah Henderson will visit Matchworks in Geelong today to present a range of practical changes to help National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participants with career goals to develop their skills and find work.
New and practical changes to help National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participants with career aspirations to find work are kicking in next month, the Federal Government has announced.
Assistant Minister for Social Services, Housing and Disability Services, Sarah Henderson, will meet with Victorian community housing providers today as part of a roundtable to discuss the future of affordable housing.
Assistant Minister for Social Services, Housing and Disability Services, Sarah Henderson, congratulates Richard Harris and Craig Challen on winning the Australian of the Year Award.
Liberal-National Government today announced $2.4 million in funding for thousands of young Australians with mental illness for the Digital Work and Study Service. The funding builds on the earlier announcement from this week for a $17m extension and expansion of the Individual Placement and Support Trial.
Funding to assist people with disability and their representatives has been announced. $100,000 will be provided over three years to 2020-2021. The funding enables people with disability to contribute to important discussions about disability on an international stage.
Launch of new National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) website following consultation and feedback from participants, families, carers, providers and sector representatives.
The Liberal-National Government will help more young Australians with mental illness to enter the workforce, allocating $17 million of increased funding for an innovative trial that co-locates job placement and other support services with youth mental health services.
The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) has reached a major milestone with more than 250,000 Australians now receiving support under the world-leading Scheme. This includes approximately 78,000 people receiving life-changing support for the first time under the NDIS.
The Liberal-National Government has announced the opening of the National Disability Conference Initiative grants, with organisations set to share in $315,000 of funding.