Media Releases by The Hon Jane Prentice MP

More inclusive remote communities

The Turnbull Government will provide more than $9.3 million in grant funding to help make remote communities more inclusive and supportive of people with disability.…

Businesses missing out

More than half of Australian businesses are missing out on an untapped pool of talent by overlooking candidates with disability during the hiring process. New…

Improved services and job creation in NDIS

The workforce delivering frontline National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) services has increased by 10.5 per cent, creating new jobs and providing improved support to Australians…

Blind Adventurer announced as 2018 Patron

Assistant Minister for Social Services and Disability Services Jane Prentice today announced blind adventurer and chocolatier Gerrard Gosens OAM as the 2018 Patron for International…

NDIS continues roll out across Tasmania

Tasmanian children aged 0-3 years and adults aged 35-49 years will join more than 160,000 Australians already participating in the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)…

NDIS continues roll out across Brisbane

Queenslanders living in Brisbane will join more than 160,000 Australians already participating in the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) from 1 July 2018. Assistant Minister…

NDIS rolls out across Central South Metro WA

Western Australians living in Cockburn, East Fremantle, Fremantle, Kwinana, Melville and South Perth will join more than 160,000 Australians already participating in the National Disability…

NDIS continues roll out across the Gold Coast

Queenslanders living in the Gold Coast and Hinterland will join more than 160,000 Australians already participating in the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) from 1…

NDIS rolls out across Logan and Redlands

Queenslanders living in Logan and Redlands will join more than 160,000 Australians already participating in the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) from 1 July 2018.…

NDIS rolls out across the Wheatbelt

Western Australians living in the Wheatbelt region will join more than 160,000 Australians already participating in the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) from 1 July…

NDIS continues rollout across Northern Territory

Territorians living in the Darwin Urban and Central Australian regions will join more than 160,000 Australians already participating in the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)…

NDIS continues roll out across Queensland

Queenslanders living in regions including Brisbane, Logan and Redlands, Cairns, Cassowary Coast, Tablelands, Croydon, Etheridge, Cape York, Torres Strait, Fraser Coast, North Burnett, South Burnett,…

$97m for NDIS services across Victoria

Victorians with disability will benefit from improved access to support and services announced today. The Turnbull Government will provide more than $97 million to support…

Have your say on Specialist Disability Accommodation

The Review of the Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) Pricing and Payments Framework will provide people with disability, disability sector organisations and existing or potential investors…