Media Releases by The Hon Jane Prentice MP

Carer skills can help you get a job

Assistant Minister for Disability Services the Hon Jane Prentice MP and NSW Minister for Ageing and Disability Services the Hon John Ajaka today launched the SkillsLink2Work website and toolkit. This new website will help carers recognise that the skills they… Continue reading

NDIS creates jobs boom in Victoria

The Commonwealth Government has today announced up to 18,100 new jobs are expected to be created in Victoria in the next three years as a result of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), moving to full roll-out in 2019-20. In… Continue reading

NDIS certainty for the people of Queensland

More than 91,000 Queenslanders living with disability now have certainty the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will be rolled out across the state by 2019. “It is great news that the Queensland government has finally agreed to dates and details… Continue reading

$16m Funding Extension for Disability Advocates

The Commonwealth Government has extended existing grants worth $16.7 million to disability advocacy agencies. Assistant Minister for Disability Services Jane Prentice MP said 58 agencies are currently funded through the National Disability Advocacy Program (NDAP) to provide people with disability… Continue reading