Media Releases

April 2016

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.

Stop it at the start

A $30 million national campaign designed to help break the cycle of violence against women and their children will begin on Sunday.

Helping Doomadgee's kids get to school

Local commissioners in the far north Queensland community of Doomadgee will have an extra tool to help families get their kids to school, with the introduction of income management from 11 April.