The nation-wide National Disability Insurance Scheme Worker Screening Check (NDIS Check) commences in all States and Territories today, along with the NDIS Worker Screening Database.
The new screening process will help ensure that individuals seeking work with registered NDIS providers do not present an unacceptable risk of harm to people with NDIS Read More
Individual advocacy services will be available to Aboriginal people with disability in the Kimberley, providing greater access to the supports they need and enabling them to navigate the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
Disability Services Minister Stephen Dawson has today announced that Kullari Regional Indigenous Corporation and Wunan Foundation will deliver NDIS Read More
About $3.6 million in funding will be shared among 27 organisations, awarded through the Information, Linkages and Capacity (ILC) Building 2017-18 grants program, to help make communities more welcoming, accessible and inclusive of people with disability.
ILC is part of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) that supports community and mainstream NDIS Read More
Western Australians with disability have been given greater surety that they will receive the support they need, with the Commonwealth and Western Australian governments today announcing that WA will join the nationally delivered National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
Today's agreement replaces the bilateral agreement signed in late January 2017 by the NDIS Read More
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Western Australian Premier Mark McGowan have today announced a new agreement to bring Western Australia into the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
The NDIS is one of the largest social policy reforms in Australia's history. Today's agreement replaces the agreement signed in late January 2017 NDIS Read More
Disability Services Minister Stephen Dawson today celebrated the opening of the Department of Communities (Disability Services) Local Coordination office for the Great Southern region.
Located in Albany, the office comprises a Local Coordination team of 14 staff who provide support to more than 500 people with disability, their families and carers AlbanyNDIS Read More
While Australia continues to perform well in many measures of wellbeing—such as health, environmental quality and civic engagement—we don’t do as well when it comes to other key measures such as ‘work-life balance’ and Indigenous disadvantage, according to the latest 2-yearly report card on our wellbeing from the Australian Institute CommunityNDIS Read More
Consumer issues including scams, unscrupulous door-to-door sellers, and discrimination in the housing market headline some of the key priority areas in the National Indigenous Consumer Strategy (NICS) Action Plan 2017–2019.
NICS members are the ACCC, ASIC, state consumer affairs agencies and the Indigenous Consumer Action Network (ICAN). We work together to NDIS Read More
Dozens of counterfeit and illicit medicines have been seized at the Australian border as part of an international crackdown involving the Australian Border Force (ABF), the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) and the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA).
Operation Pangea, led by INTERPOL in cooperation with the World Customs Organization, Drugs & AlcoholNDIS Read More
On Monday night, New Jersey, US-based toy retail giant Toys R Us filed for bankruptcy in the US as well as in Canada. The retailer filed it from Richmond, Virginia for Chapter 11 bankruptcy code in the US, and a judge allowed a loan of over US$2 billion.
According to the NDIS Read More