The Hon Jane Prentice MP

More inclusive remote communities

Media Release by The Hon Jane Prentice MP

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.…

More support for people with disability in the workplace

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Support for Australians with disability in the workplace is increasing. The Australian Government today announced an expanded list of independent assessors, available to assess appropriate…

Businesses missing out

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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

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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…

Referral service for people with disability in NSW

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People with disability in New South Wales will be able to make better and more informed decisions with information provided with the help of a…

Blind Adventurer announced as 2018 Patron

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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…

Creating opportunities for jobseekers with disability

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The Turnbull Government is strengthening support for businesses employing people with disability through a range of new initiatives. Assistant Minster for Social Services and Disability…

NDIS continues roll out across Brisbane

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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,…

NDIS continues roll out across Tasmania

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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)…

Supporting footballers with an intellectual disability

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The Turnbull Government is supporting AFL footballers with an intellectual disability. Minister for Social Services Dan Tehan will attend the 2018 AFL National Inclusion Carnival…

Grants top-up to support NDIS transition for West Australians

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Assistant Minister for Social Services and Disability Services, Jane Prentice and Disability Services Minister Stephen Dawson has today announced a funding commitment to ensure transition…

Support for Australians with disability in the workplace

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Australians with disability will be supported to continue in employment with the Turnbull Government providing $5.3 million to supplement their wages. The Turnbull Government believes…

$97m for NDIS services across Victoria

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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…

Community Services Ministers’ Meeting Communiqué

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Community Services Ministers met in Canberra today and agreed priorities to improve the safety and wellbeing of children and young people. Ministers agreed to drive…

Improved support for children with disability in NSW

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Children with developmental delay and disability across New South Wales (NSW) will have access to Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) services. Children in NSW with…

Improved support for Queenslanders with disability

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Queenslanders with disability will benefit from improved access to support and services announced today. The Turnbull Government will provide more than $233 million for people…