Media Releases

February 2017

$23 million to help homeless youth

Young people who are homeless or at risk of being homeless across Australia will benefit from the Government’s decision to extend funding agreements for the youth homelessness programme, Reconnect.

Shorten flounders on Labor's commitment to NDIS

Labor’s failure to fully fund the National Disability Insurance Scheme has been exposed as Bill Shorten floundered to explain Labor’s funding commitments for the Scheme when in Government.

Turnbull Government delivering $3 billion boost to responsibly fund the NDIS

The Turnbull Government will commit $3 billion in funding to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), taking an important step towards fully and responsibly paying for the scheme, which will transform the lives of around 460,000 Australians living with disability, their families and carers.

A national commitment to NDIS Quality and Safety

Nationally consistent protections for participants in the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will be put in place under a new Quality and Safeguarding Framework released today by the Council of Australian Governments Disability Reform Council.