Today the Coalition Government announced the first stage in a new approach aiming to revolutionise the welfare system by focusing on improving the individual lives of people trapped in it.
The ACT economy will be boosted by $160 million a year and 1000 new jobs due to the arrival of the National Disability Insurance Scheme, a new report reveals.
Almost five million recipients of Australian Government payments will be better off following an increase to payment rates.
Local communities across Australia will share an extra $1.7 million in funding from the Australian Government to develop community projects to build connections and help reduce violence against women and their children.
The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Disability Reform Council (DRC) met today in Sydney and made a number of important decisions to strengthen overall disability reform to support people with disability, their families and carers.
The Turnbull Government has introduced legislation to the 45th Parliament for early childhood education and care reforms that will benefit around one million Australians.
In the National Disability Insurance Scheme’s first month of transition from trial to full scheme, the NDIA experienced difficulty in implementing the new NDIS MyPlace payment portal.
The implementation of the National Disability Insurance Scheme MyPlace Portal will be reviewed to ensure the system is meeting the agreed expectations of NDIS participants and providers.
More than 5,738 children whose parents are receiving child care payments and were previously registered as vaccination objectors have had their child/ren immunised since the launch of the Government’s No Jab, No Pay policy.
Jobs growth will surge across Tasmania with the roll out of the National Disability Insurance Scheme with up to 1750 new full-time jobs created in the next three years and $260 million in new economic activity generated.