FINANCE NEWS | TALKING DISABILITY

Government budget balance result of "short-changing" and underspending on NDIS

Tags NDIS Finance Posted 1 month ago by Liz Alderslade

The Federal Government recently announced that they have put the budget into surplus, but outlined that an estimated … Read more

Disability advocates call for urgent review of Disability Support Pension

Tags Finance Posted 1 month ago by Liz Alderslade

A new report released has found people with disability spend $107 a week more on their basic living costs than Austra… Read more

Study seeks to understand the health of Australians receiving Government support

Tags Conditions Finance Mental Health Employment Posted 1 month ago by Nicole Pope

A newly released study will help understand the health of the more than 1.4 million Australians receiving Newstart Al… Read more

New resource to boost financial independence

Tags Finance Education Posted 2 months ago by Nicole Pope

People with living intellectual disability can learn how to manage their own finances and make monetary decisions wit… Read more

Funding to deliver project helping develop literacy skills of children with autism

Tags Finance Autism Education Posted 3 months ago by Nicole Pope

Sydney researchers have secured funding for a project aiming to develop and evaluate ways to support children with au… Read more

NDIS and health services to provide disability-related health supports

Tags NDIS Conditions Finance Posted 3 months ago by Nicole Pope

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and health services will now work together to support people with dis… Read more

Organisations receive funding to develop resources and tools to build provider capacity

Tags NDIS Finance Posted 3 months ago by Nicole Pope

Ten peak disability bodies and organisations will receive a share of $5.7 million in funding under the National Disab… Read more

Plan to help children access early intervention supports, quicker

Tags NDIS Finance Accessibility Posted 3 months ago by Nicole Pope

A new plan by the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) will help children with disability access Early Childho… Read more

New NDIS price guide gives rural and regional providers a pay rise

Tags NDIS Finance Posted 3 months ago by Nicole Pope

Disability service providers servicing areas considered remote and very remote will receive double the income for the… Read more

Grants help NDIS provide better supports in regional Victoria

Tags NDIS Finance Posted 4 months ago by Nicole Pope

Organisations providing disability support services in regional Victoria could soon benefit from grants helping incre… Read more

NDIS Quarterly Report shows improved participant experience but issues remain

Tags NDIS Finance Research Posted 5 months ago by Nicole Pope

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Quarterly Report has shown a record 32,000 participants entered the S… Read more

Disability Royal Commission funding breaks records

Tags Finance Posted 6 months ago by Nicole Pope

The funding allocation for the Royal Commission into the violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation against people wit… Read more

Consultation opens for South Australia’s first State Disability Inclusion Plan

Tags Finance Accessibility Research Posted 6 months ago by Nicole Pope

Consultation for South Australia’s first Disability Inclusive Plan has opened, to promote a more inclusive communit… Read more

Fight for NSW disability advocacy funding continues

Tags Finance Posted 7 months ago by Nicole Pope

Disability advocates and organisations are desperate to secure funding for New South Wales (NSW) disability advocacy,… Read more

New reforms to Specialist Disability Accommodation announced

Tags NDIS Finance Accessibility Accommodation Posted 8 months ago by Nicole Pope

The announcement of new reforms to Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) will address the outcomes of a review by… Read more

Funding investment to continue and expand mental health employment support

Tags Finance Mental Health Employment Posted 8 months ago by Nicole Pope

One of Australia’s leading mental health organisations, headspace will continue to help young people with mental il… Read more

Autism-specific school in Queensland receives refurbishment funding

Tags Finance Autism Education Accessibility Posted 9 months ago by Nicole Pope

A Sunnybank school helping support the needs of children living with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in Queensland has… Read more