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Senate supports inquiry into Disability Support Pension

Tags NDIS Finance Accessibility Health and Wellbeing Accommodation Royal Commission Posted 2 months ago by Jesse Neill

The experiences of people trying to access the Disability Support Pension (DSP) are set to be examined as part of a... Read more

2021 Budget critically important for Australians living with disability

Tags NDIS Finance Industry Government Posted 2 months ago

Ahead of the 2021-22 Federal Budget, which will be released later today, Tuesday 11th May, People with Disability... Read more

Increase to Disability Support Pension and Carer Payment

Tags Finance Government Posted 4 months ago

More than five million Australians will receive an increase to their social security payments, including Disability... Read more

Federal Budget leaves the nation’s vulnerable “high and dry”, say community peak bodies

Tags Finance Accessibility Posted 9 months ago

Low income Australians, including those on the Disability Support Pension, are set to receive a $500 handout from... Read more

Disability insurance companies running "at risk of failure"

Tags Finance Posted 10 months ago by Liz Alderslade

Concerns have been raised by the Actuaries Institute about the sustainability of the disability insurance market, which... Read more

Disability workers face uncertainty and risk of illness due to COVID-19, survey says

Tags Finance Accessibility Mental Health Research Industry Posted 1 year ago by Rebecca St Clair

A new national survey of Disability Support Workers (DSWs) has found that workers are facing financial hardship,... Read more

A chronic shortage of affordable private rentals leaving people with disability behind

Tags Finance Accessibility Accommodation Research Posted 1 year ago by Rebecca St Clair

The 2020 Anglicare Australia Rental Affordability Snapshot has revealed a chronic shortage of affordable private rentals... Read more

Businesses awarded grants to help build the NDIS provider market

Tags NDIS Finance Industry Posted 1 year ago by Rebecca St Clair

446 businesses across Australia will share in approximately $9 million of funding from the Government to help their... Read more

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

Tags NDIS Finance Posted 1 year 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 year ago by Liz Alderslade

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

Study seeks to understand the health of Australians receiving Government support

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

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

New resource to boost financial independence

Tags Finance Education Posted 1 year ago by Nicole Pope

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

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

Tags Finance Autism Education Posted 2 years ago by Nicole Pope

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

NDIS and health services to provide disability-related health supports

Tags NDIS Conditions Finance Posted 2 years ago by Nicole Pope

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

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

Tags NDIS Finance Posted 2 years ago by Nicole Pope

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

Plan to help children access early intervention supports, quicker

Tags NDIS Finance Accessibility Posted 2 years ago by Nicole Pope

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

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

Tags NDIS Finance Posted 2 years ago by Nicole Pope

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

Grants help NDIS provide better supports in regional Victoria

Tags NDIS Finance Posted 2 years ago by Nicole Pope

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

NDIS Quarterly Report shows improved participant experience but issues remain

Tags NDIS Finance Research Posted 2 years ago by Nicole Pope

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

Disability Royal Commission funding breaks records

Tags Finance Posted 2 years ago by Nicole Pope

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