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.
An updated social security agreement between Australia and Austria will take effect from March 2017.
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.
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.
The Turnbull Government will today introduce legislation to make the Australian child care system more affordable, flexible and accessible for Australian families, while implementing the necessary Budget savings to responsibly fund the reforms.
Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce and Minister for Social Services, Christian Porter, today announced an extra $50,000 to help vulnerable young people in Tamworth.
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.
The Commonwealth and Western Australian governments have finalised negotiations on a nationally consistent, WA-delivered NDIS, formalised in the signing of a bilateral agreement today.
Up to 1300 new jobs are expected to be created in the Northern Territory by 2020 as a result of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
The Government has announced a Productivity Commission review into the National Disability Insurance Scheme costs consistent with the Heads of Agreements with the states and territories and the Commonwealth.