Following a difficult 2020 aspiring students and apprentices are encouraged to make the most of the Morrison Government’s supports in 2021 and claim for Youth Allowance, ABSTUDY or Austudy now.
More than $13 million in welfare payments have been recovered and about 650 matters referred for criminal prosecution under a joint Services Australia and Australian Federal Police (AFP) Taskforce that detects and disrupts criminal activity within the welfare system.
Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme, Stuart Robert, has confirmed NDIS participants in declared hotspot local government areas have access to a range of temporary measures to ensure they can receive their disability-related supports, in line with public health advice.
Canberrans who can’t earn an income because they’ve been asked to self-isolate or quarantine may now be eligible for the $1500 Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment.
Marking International Day of People with Disability, the Morrison Government has today released a new Australian Public Service (APS) employment strategy to make employing people with disability a mainstream part of the APS culture.
Minister for Government Services, Stuart Robert, today announced a new era of government service delivery will be trialled in Perth.
A nationally consistent National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) quality and safeguards system is now in place across Australia, delivering strong and consistent protections for every participant in the NDIS.
The Australian Government welcomes the COVID-19 report of the Disability Royal Commission.
The Morrison Government is on track to deliver significant improvements to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) that make it simpler, faster, fairer and more flexible for participants, and their families and carers.
Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme, Stuart Robert, has confirmed NDIS participants in South Australia have access to a range of temporary measures to ensure they can receive their disability-related supports, in line with public health advice.
From today, the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission will have greater power to ban unsuitable providers and workers from working with NDIS participants, regardless of whether they are active in the sector or not.
Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme, Stuart Robert, today released the latest NDIS Quarterly Report (Q1 2020-21) which shows the NDIA is on track to deliver against the Participant Service Guarantee announced in August.
Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), Stuart Robert, today announced the appointment of Dr Leighton Jay to the Independent Advisory Council (Council) to the NDIS.
The Morrison Government today welcomed the release of the interim report from the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability.
The Morrison Government is providing $5.9 million over the next two years to the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO) to strengthen National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) services within Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
More than $75 million in grants to support economic and community participation for Australians with disability
More than $75 million in grants is available to organisations and employers who create opportunities for people with disability to contribute to community prosperity and participate in community life as part of the Information, Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC) program.
Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme, Stuart Robert, says the release of new data on Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) will further stimulate the market and ensure better long-term options for Australians needing specialised housing solutions.
The Morrison Government remains committed to achieving the best outcomes for all Australians and businesses by delivering essential services and support to those in need as part of our Economic Recovery Plan for Australia.
Temporary measures introduced earlier this year to ensure National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participants continue to access their essential disability supports during the COVID-19 pandemic will be extended.
The Morrison Government today announced new funding and a strategy for reducing the number of younger people living in residential aged care.