This week Assistant Minister for Social Services, Senator the Hon Mitch Fifield announced the establishment of a new Expert Advisory Group to inform development of the national carer gateway.
This week, Minister for Social Services, Christian Porter, and Assistant Minister for Social Services and Disability Services, Jane Prentice, launched a discussion paper providing suggested changes to Disability Employment Services (DES). Continue Reading
Nominations are now open for the 2016 Australian Disability Enterprises Excellence Award, which recognises, encourages and promotes the significant contribution Disability Enterprises make in improving the lives of people with disability. Continue Reading
Commonwealth, State and Territory disability ministers have released a report which summarises the outcomes of public consultations on quality and safeguarding in the NDIS in early 2015. You can find a copy of the report on the engage.dss.gov.au website. Continue Reading