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Queensland Regions get early access to the NDIS

Queensland Regions get early access to the NDIS

THE HON CHRISTIAN PORTER MP Commonwealth Minister for Social Services THE HON CORALEE O’ROURKE MP Queensland Minister for Disability Services THE HON JANE PRENTICE MP Commonwealth Assistant Minister for Social Services and Disability Services JOINT MEDIA RELEASE­ Friday, 26th May 2017 Queensland regions get early access to the NDIS Hundreds of Queenslanders with disability in […]

WorkAbility Qld – Regional Roundup May 2017

WorkAbility Qld – Regional Roundup May 2017

WHITSUNDAY, ISAAC AND MACKAY NDIS REGION Successful ‘Pop Up’ shop The Mackay, Isaac and Whitsunday WorkAbility Qld working group held their second ‘Pop Up’ shop on Monday 8th May through to Friday 12th May at Mount Pleasant Shopping Centre. This ‘Pop Up’ provided a great opportunity to connect with the community and promote careers in […]

Round 2 of the Innovative Workforce Fund is now open

Round 2 of the Innovative Workforce Fund is now open

Approximately $1 million is available for innovative projects in the second round of funding of the national Innovative Workforce Fund. In this round, they are seeking targeted projects that focus on innovative processes, workforce utilisation and participant-led models. The Fund is open to any organisation, business or individual in Australia with original, innovative project ideas […]

January to March 2017 NDIS Quarterly Report has been released

January to March 2017 NDIS Quarterly Report has been released

The NDIS Quarterly Report, covering the period from 1 January to 31 March has been released. The NDIS quarterly reports and dashboards provide information about participants and the funding or provision of supports by the NDIA in each jurisdiction. To download the latest report visit https://ndis.gov.au/medias/root/heb/he8/8801054359582/COAG-DRC-Report-2016-17-Q3.pdf

NDIS in the 2017 Budget

NDIS in the 2017 Budget

The Australian Government announced that they would fully fund the NDIS in the 2017 Budget by increasing the Medicare Levy by 0.5% from 1 July 2019. Local Care Workforce Package A 3 year $33 million Local Care Workforce Package was also introduced to help service providers in the disability and aged care sectors to grow […]

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