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NDIS Readiness Fund to Give Assistance to NFPs


Monday, 28th May 2012 at 3:12 pm
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Sixty-four Australian Not for Profits will receive grants of up to $30,000 to help prepare them for the rollout of the Federal Government’s National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

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NDIS Readiness Fund to Give Assistance to NFPs
Monday, 28th May 2012 at 3:12 pm

Sixty-four Australian Not for Profits will receive grants of up to $30,000 to help prepare them for the rollout of the Federal Government’s National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

Parliamentary Secretary for Disabilities and Carers, Senator Jan McLucas said the NDIS Readiness Fund is part of the Australian Government’s $3.1 million investment to help Australian Disability Enterprises prepare for reform.

“These grants will help Australian Disability Enterprises—particularly smaller, regional businesses—prepare for the changes by helping with the costs of new equipment or services such as training sessions,” Senator McLucas said.

“The Australian Government is committed to ensuring the sector is well supported as we move towards this historic reform.

“We want Australians with disability, their families and carers to start benefiting from an NDIS as quickly as possible, because we understand how long people have waited for change.

"A National Disability Insurance Scheme will significantly change how we deliver disability care and support across the country,” Senator McLucas said.

The grants range from $5,400 up to $30,000.

 

RECIPIENTS


Organisation

Grant (exc. GST)

The Ascent Group Australia Ltd, Armidale, NSW

$30,000

Blue Mountains Disability Services Limited, Springwood, NSW

$20,331

Caringa Enterprises Ltd, South Grafton, NSW

$20,000

Challenge Tweed Inc, Murwillumbah, NSW

$30,000

Challenge Southern Highlands Inc, Welby, NSW

$12,000

Disability Services Australia Limited, Condell Park, NSW

$30,000

Eurella Community Services Incorporated, Burwood, NSW

$25,000

Glen Industries, Glen Innes, NSW

$29,385

Glenray Industries, Bathurst, NSW

$30,000

Gunnedah Workshop Enterprises Ltd, Gunnedah, NSW

$10,000

Illawarra Disability Trust, Fairy Meadow, NSW

$30,000

Jewish Care, Bondi Junction, NSW

$15,000

Kalianna Enterprises Inc, Albury, NSW

$6,000

Katia Project Inc, Byron Bay, NSW

$5,400

Kurri Kurri Community Centre Incorporated, Kurri Kurri, NSW

$11,880

Lambing Flat Enterprises, Young, NSW

$27,660

Lorna Hodgkinson Sunshine Home, Pymble, NSW

$25,000

Mamre Plains Ltd, St Marys, NSW

$30,000

Ningana Enterprises Inc, Griffith, NSW

$29,850

On Track Community Programs Ltd , Tweed Heads, NSW

$27,274

Silverlea Employment and Training Service Inc, Broken Hill, NSW

$20,021

Slice of Life (Aust.) Pty Limited, North Nowra, NSW

$23,400

The Intellectual Disability Foundation of St George Ltd, Arncliffe, NSW

$30,000

Tulgeen Group, Bega, NSW

$9,630

Wangarang Industries Limited, Orange, NSW

$6,000

Willing and Able Foundation Ltd, Port Macquarie, NSW

$14,400

Windara Communities Limited, Casino, NSW

$14,000

Windgap Foundation Limited, Eastlakes, NSW

$25,121

Yumaro Incorporated, Moruya, NSW

$7,500

Bendigo Access Employment Inc, Bendigo, Vic

$25,000

Colac Adult and Community Education Inc, Colac, Vic

$29,604

Community AXIS Enterprises Inc, Horsham, Vic

$30,000

Connect GV, Shepparton, Vic

$30,000

Creative Opportunities, Brunswick, Vic

$12,500

Knoxbrooke Incorporated, Ferntree Gully, Vic

$26,364

Latrobe Valley Enterprises, Morwell, Vic

$26,850

McCallum Disability Services Inc, Alfredton, Vic

$30,000

Murray Human Services Inc, Echuca, Vic

$14,300

Noweyung Ltd, Bairnsdale, Vic

$30,000

Outlook (Vic) Inc, Packenham, Vic

$27,000

Peter Harcourt Disability Services Limited, Bendigo, Vic

$25,000

St Laurence Community Services Inc, Lara, Vic

$28,500

Vatmi Industries, Kew, Vic

$18,700

VincentCare Victoria, Box Hill, Vic

$30,000

Cerebral Palsy League of Queensland, New Farm, Qld

$30,000

Endeavour Foundation, Cannon Hill, Qld

$30,000

Help Enterprises, Eagle Farms, Qld

$15,000

Horizon Foundation Inc, Capalaba, Qld

$12,000

House with No Steps, Narrabeen, NSW

$29,500

Karakan Hostels, Underwood, Qld

$10,000

Multicap, Eight Mile Plains, Qld

$30,000

Peace Lutheran Church, Gatton, Qld

$27,895

South Burnett CTC Inc, Kingaroy, Qld

$25,000

Barkuma Inc, Adelaide, SA

$30,000

Finding Workable Solutions Inc, Victor Harbor, SA

$25,283

Minda Incorporated, Brighton, SA

$30,000

Orana Inc, Netley, SA

$30,000

Phoenix Society Inc, Torrensville, SA

$10,000

Uniting Care Wesley Port Adelaide Inc, Adelaide, SA

$30,000

Activ Foundation Inc, Wembley, WA

$19,900

Intework Inc, Osborne, WA

$30,000

Cerebral Palsy Tasmania, New Town, Tas

$30,000

Self Help Workshop Inc, Youngtown, Tas

$30,000

Koomarri, Phillip, ACT

$20,000



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