Hundreds of jobs and $120 million of investment will be generated with the development of the new head office for the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) in Geelong.
The Commonwealth and Western Australian Governments today agreed to commence the final negotiations, on a no prejudice basis, on a nationally consistent but state-run National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
Improving the lives of people with disability is the focus of the Second Implementation Plan, Driving Action 2015-2018, released today under the National Disability Strategy.
Today marks White Ribbon Day, also known as International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women - an opportunity to reflect on how all Australians can work together to prevent and respond to violence against women.
The Community Services Minister’s Meeting was held on 11 November 2016, to discuss national collaboration on improving safety and wellbeing outcomes for children and young people, and Third Action Plan for the National Framework for Protecting Australia's Children.
Minister Porter announces opening of Volunteer Grants 2016. $10 million in grants is now available to community organisations to support the efforts of their volunteers.
Tasmania is leading the country in improving protection for children against vaccine preventable diseases, the latest Australian Immunisation Register data shows.
The Turnbull Government announces a Commonwealth Redress Scheme for survivors of institutional child sexual abuse and is inviting states, territories and other non–government institutions to join in the Commonwealth scheme to deliver redress to the survivors of these wrongs.
People with disability, employment service providers and employers of people with disability are encouraged to provide feedback on a discussion paper aimed at introducing an improved model of Disability Employment Services (DES) from 2018.
Data released by the Coalition Government today indicates a dramatic improvement in the service levels of 1800RESEPCT’s telephone counselling service.