The Queensland Government has reached agreement with the Commonwealth on access to the DisabilityCare Australia Fund (DCAF), securing an initial payment of $52.8 million in 2017.
The Turnbull Government today announced a boost to the supply of social and affordable housing with a $6 million investment in The Big Issue's Homes for Homes initiative.
The Board overseeing the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will draw on an expanded Independent Advisory Council (IAC) from July this year, ensuring broader representation for people with disability during this critical period for the NDIS.
The Turnbull Government today backs its commitment to comprehensive reform of Australia’s welfare system by introducing the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Welfare Reform) Bill 2017.
The Turnbull Government will today introduce legislation to simplify and strengthen a number of government payments.
The Turnbull Government is providing an extra $13.8 million to Our Watch to fund a range of important initiatives to help stop violence before it happens.
The Turnbull Government will provide a one-off payment of up to $75 to 3.8 million people, following the passage of legislation today in the Senate.
The Australian Government has released an industry information paper that provides essential information for those delivering Disability Employment Services (DES) from 1 July 2018.
News Corp stories this morning claiming that it was a Coalition Government decision to increase the age at which people can access the age pension from 65 to 67 are wrong.
Minister for Social Services, Christian Porter, and Assistant Minister for Social Services and Disability Services, Jane Prentice, today announced an additional $1 million to continue the Young Carer Bursary Program in 2018.