Media Releases by The Hon Sarah Henderson MP

Government tackles NDIS market with sector engagement

The Morrison Government today encouraged the disability sector, people with disability, and their families and carers to share their insights on ways to improve the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) market. Minister for Families and Social Services, Paul Fletcher, said… Continue reading

$51 million in grants to improve disability information

The Morrison Government today launched the $51 million National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) National Information Program grants to help people with disability live more accessible and connected lives. Minister for Families and Social Services, Paul Fletcher said the first of… Continue reading

Storytellers with disability awarded ABC scholarship

Assistant Minister for Social Services, Housing and Disability Services, Sarah Henderson, has today announced the two winners of the ABC Regional Storyteller Scholarship. As part of the celebrations for International Day of People with Disability and through the Employ their… Continue reading

NDIA introduces longer-term NDIS plans

Assistant Minister for Social Services, Housing and Disability Services, Sarah Henderson announced National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participants wanting longer-term plans will benefit from recent improvements. “The Liberal National Government is committed to ensuring participants feel confident and assured they… Continue reading

World Down Syndrome Day

On 21 March, people all around the world celebrate the lives and achievements of people with Down syndrome, advocating for their rights, inclusion and wellbeing. Assistant Minister for Social Services, Housing and Disability Services, Sarah Henderson today welcomed celebrations of… Continue reading

$6.5 million to improve advocacy for NDIS participants

The Liberal National Government today announced $6.5 million to boost funding for National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Appeals providers and to continue the National Disability Advocacy Program (NDAP) Decision Support Pilot. “This increased funding for advocacy services will support people… Continue reading

$17.6M TO SUPPORT A HIGH QUALITY NDIS MARKET

The Liberal National Government has today announced a $17.6 million grants program to support businesses and individuals to meet their regulatory requirements under the new National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Quality and Safeguarding Framework. Minister for Families and Social Services,… Continue reading

Simpler process to improve NDIS Assistive Technology

National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participants will find it easier to replace their Assistive Technology (AT) to enable them to continue to pursue their goals following the introduction of simpler processes. Minister for Families and Social Services, Paul Fletcher said… Continue reading

NDIS Commission roll-out is on target

The roll-out of the National Disability Insurance Scheme Quality and Safeguards Commission (NDIS Commission) is continuing on time and according to plan, Minister for Families and Social Services Paul Fletcher said today. “These new arrangements for quality and safeguarding provide… Continue reading