Latest disability sector News

NDIS Participants to access free assessments as part of pilot
Calls for better communication and training, and lifetime health plans as Disability Royal Commission releases
Gender lens on Budget shows up government
COVID-19 throws spotlight on allied health, as World Allied Health Professionals Day celebrated
Carers Week highlights need for better support
Assessment tools to improve consistency of NDIS access and plans
New data reports show impact NDIS is having on young Australians
$500 million, new Accessible Transport Advisory Council to build a more accessible Queensland
Border restrictions easing, but government has no plan for disability sector
Australia allowing human rights violations of people with disability: DRC Report
Arts strategy to engage people with disability
Additional commonwealth support to protect healthcare workers from COVID-19
$14 million to assist WA disability sector move to NDIS
NDIA releases new Functional Capacity Framework
Job service to support employment needs of disability sector
Researchers seek input on first of its kind all-ages, all-abilities playground
Delivering NDIS: $64.9 million boost to build capacity of people with disability
Landmark reforms to deliver on promise of Australia’s NDIS
Landmark reforms to deliver on promise of Australia’s National Disability Insurance Scheme
Swinburne University’s Accessibility Careers Hub is first of its kind
Bunbury training centre to meet aged care and disability workforce needs
NDIS update for Queensland
Working Together To Protect Victorians With Disabilities
Further Support For LGBTIQ Victorians Facing Hardship
Swinburne rises in prestigious Academic Ranking of World Universities
Commonwealth response for NDIS participants and providers during coronavirus pandemic
New trauma guide to support people with disability
NDIS workforce longitudinal research study is now open
Totally in dark on understanding medicines use in disability care
HSU will continue push for paid pandemic leave for aged care and disability support workers
Do not make same mistake twice – protect disability workers
Disability workers face illness risk and uncertainty due to COVID-19, survey finds
Securing healthy futures for all Māori
Retirement of Cr Peter Bray AM
O’Halloran Reappointed as Northern Territory Administrator
JobTrainer boost for disability support worker shortfall
It’s last straw for Queensland’s single-use plastics
Disability enterprise quota needed for state contracts
Funding to help deliver on five per cent disability employment target
Resignation of Public Guardian
Changes to NDIS Independent Advisory Council
Greater Safety For Victorians With Disability
New Mental Health And Disability Services Commissioner
More funding to support Canberrans with disability
All taskforce interim report recs supported in-principle
Ola Manuia: Driving better health outcomes for Pacific peoples
State Recovery Advisory Group meets to guide WA’s recovery
Release report, Minister