GOVERNMENT NEWS | TALKING DISABILITY

Aged Care Royal Commission calls for end to young people with disability entering aged care system

Tags Government Royal Commission Posted 1 week ago

No person under the age of 65 should be living in residential aged care from 1 January 2025, says the Royal Commission i… Read more

Australia’s COVID-19 vaccination rollout begins

Tags Health and Wellbeing Government Posted 2 weeks ago

The Federal Government's COVID-19 vaccination rollout started on 22 February, with Australia's most vulnerable and front… Read more

New tool helping Victorians with disability find allied health support

Tags NDIS Health and Wellbeing Government Posted 2 weeks ago

A new website launched by the Victorian Government will help Victorians with disability find the allied health services … Read more

COVID-19 vaccines: What you need to know

Tags Research Government Posted 1 month ago

In a bid to protect Australians and stop the spread of COVID-19, the Federal Government is planning to invest an extra $… Read more

Disability care staff and residents among first to receive COVID-19 vaccine

Tags Government Posted 1 month ago

The Pfizer vaccine and AstraZeneca vaccine will be delivered to the population over a five-phase priority system that is… Read more

Breaking down workforce barriers for people with a disability and mental illness

Tags Mental Health Employment Government Posted 2 months ago

The Federal Government has announced an additional $45.7 million investment to extend two programs dedicated to helping … Read more

2020: Our Year in Review

Tags NDIS Accessibility Mental Health Government Royal Commission Posted 2 months ago

2020 has been a year of change and uncertainty across Australia and the globe, especially for the disability industry an… Read more

New disability strategy to increase Australian Public Service employment opportunities

Tags Employment Government Posted 3 months ago

The Government has released a new Australian Public Service (APS) employment strategy with an aim to create more job opp… Read more

RC report finds “serious failures” to people with disability during early stages of COVID-19

Tags NDIS Accessibility Mental Health Government Royal Commission Posted 3 months ago

The Australian Government was responsible for “serious failures” to people with disability during the early stages of th… Read more

Victorian students with disability to benefit from $1.6b State Government education support

Tags Education Government Posted 3 months ago

The Victorian Government has announced $1.6 billion in funding to support students with disability in the classroom thro… Read more

First Nations people with disability raise injustice, discrimination at RC

Tags Government Royal Commission Posted 3 months ago

First Nations people with disability will tell the Disability Royal Commission this week about the structural violence t… Read more

First Nations people to tell their stories at next RC hearing

Tags Government Royal Commission Posted 3 months ago

First Nations people with disability and their families who have interacted with child protection systems will tell thei… Read more