DSS helps to support people with disability through programs and services and benefits and payments. DSS also helps to support Australians' mental health. Further support is provided through grants and funding for organisations delivering services for people with disability and people with mental illness.
Disability and Carers Feature
Latest news & events
Building Better Business Opportunities: Report and Training Course now available for Australian Disability Enterprises
A new report and training course called Building Better Business Opportunities: is now available for use by Australian Disability Enterprises management and governing boards.
Find out more about developments.
The Australian Government has today announced changes to the Medicare levy to build a better life for Australians with significant and permanent disability.
A new handbook This is our Space: Ageing with Disability is now available.
The Australian Government has released a National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Consultation Paper on the Rules that explain in detail how the NDIS will operate.