Media Releases

No Jab, No Pay lifts immunisation rates

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 boom for Tasmania with arrival of NDIS

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.

Real money for a real commitment to the NDIS

The Turnbull Government will ensure the Commonwealth is able to meet future NDIS costs through the deposit of $2.1 billion of Budget savings into the NDIS Savings Fund Special Account once it is established.

NDIS trial set for expansion in WA

More Western Australians will gain access to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) over the next year with the Commonwealth and Western Australian State Governments extending the current trials to July 2017 and expanding them to additional locations in the State.

NDIS creates jobs boom in Victoria

The Commonwealth Government has today announced up to 18,100 new jobs are expected to be created in Victoria in the next three years as a result of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), moving to full roll-out in 2019-20.