For service providers
Consumer Training and Support Products
Consumer Training and Support products, including multimedia training and information products, have been developed for the disability employment sector.
Supported employment plays a vital role in improving the social and economic participation of many people with disability in Australia.
Disability Employment Services Providers
Disability Employment Services (DES) Providers play a specialist role in helping people with disability, injury or health condition get ready to look for a job, find a job and keep a job.
Work Based Personal Assistance – Transition to the National Disability Insurance Scheme.
Funding of Work Based Personal Assistance (WBPA), which is part of the Disability Employment Services-Employment Support Services (DES-ESS) program is gradually transitioning to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
- Disability Services Data Collection (formerly the Disability Services Census)
The Disability Services Data Collection (formerly the Disability Services Census) collects information each year about funded disability services. The data obtained through this collection provides a comprehensive national picture of services for people with disability.
National Disability Advocacy Program
The National Disability Advocacy Program (NDAP) funds organisations to provide advocacy support to people with disability that promotes, protects and ensures their full and equal enjoyment of all human rights, enabling community participation.
Outside School Hours Care for Teenagers with Disability
This program (formerly known as the Extra Support for Children with Disability Program) is an Australian Government initiative to increase outside school hours care and holiday care for teenagers with disability aged from 12 to 18 years.
Quality Assurance for the National Disability Advocacy Program
All disability advocacy services must meet the requirements of the independent quality assurance system to receive funding from the Australian Government
Quality Strategy for Disability Employment and Rehabilitation Services
All disability employment services must meet the requirements of the independent quality assurance system to receive funding from the Australian Government
This initiative provides $5 million in 2010-11 for grants of up to $100,000 to local governments with matched funding to make local buildings and public spaces more accessible for people with disability so they can fully participate in the community.
Supported Accommodation Innovation Fund (SAIF)
The Supported Accommodation Innovation Fund has been established to build innovative, community-based supported accommodation places for people with disability.
Early Intervention Service Provider Panel - Operational Guidelines
The Early Intervention Service Provider Panel Operational Guidelines (the Guidelines) provide the operational framework for service providers delivering early interventions services as part of the Helping Children with Autism (HCWA) Package and/or the Better Start for Children with Disability (Better Start) Initiative.
Disability Royal Commission counselling and advocacy supports providers
The Australian Government is funding free and independent supports for people engaging with, or affected by, the Disability Royal Commission.