Media Releases by The Hon Sarah Henderson MP

$19.9m in grants will help open path to jobs

The Liberal National Government has opened applications for grants totalling $19.9 million for organisations that help smooth the way for Australians with disability into work. The Information, Linkages and Capacity building (ILC) grants are part of the National Disability Insurance… Continue reading

Enhanced NDIS website launched

Today, the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) has officially launched a new National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) website to improve users’ experience online. Minister for Families and Social Services, Paul Fletcher, said consultation and feedback from participants, families, carers, providers… Continue reading

Grants now open to make conferences more accessible

The Liberal-National Government has announced the opening of the National Disability Conference Initiative grants, with organisations set to share in $315,000 of funding. The grants aim to assist conference organisers maximise the inclusion and participation of people with disability at… Continue reading

NDIS now available across all of Tasmania

All eligible Tasmanians now have access to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) with the Scheme becoming available on 1 January 2019 to the last remaining age group in Tasmania – those aged between 50 and 64 years old. More… Continue reading

NDIS now available across all of Victoria

All eligible Victorians now have access to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) with the Scheme rolling out on 1 January 2019 in the last remaining regions in Victoria; Goulburn, Mallee and Outer Gippsland. More than 50,000 Victorians are already… Continue reading

NDIS now available across all of Queensland

All eligible Queenslanders now have access to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) with the Scheme rolling out in the last remaining regions in Queensland; Moreton Bay and the Sunshine Coast on 1 January 2019. More than 25,000 Queenslanders are… Continue reading

New and improved NDIS website

The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) today released a test version of a new NDIS website to help people access information about the world leading Scheme. The new website https://beta.ndis.gov.au/, aims to improve the NDIS user experience and will be… Continue reading