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Disability royal commission faces boycott threat

Luke Michael, Monday, 16th September 2019 -  The disability royal commission is officially underway, but advocates are threatening to boycott the inquiry unless two of the commissioners stand down over alleged conflicts

Disability groups call for better quality plans in NDIS review

Luke Michael, Monday, 12th August 2019 -  The Morrison government’s review of the National Disability Insurance Scheme must focus on improving the quality of plans, and not just on cutting wait times and red tape, disability

Disability advocates say ‘time is up’ for royal commission appointees

Luke Michael, Friday, 26th July 2019 -  A campaign to remove two disability royal commissioners over alleged conflicts of interest has won Senate support, placing further pressure on the government to take action.  

Labor ‘alarmed’ by NDIA exodus

Luke Michael, Friday, 5th July 2019 -  Bill Shorten has expressed concerns about instability in the National Disability Insurance Agency after it emerged several senior staff have departed the organisation in recent

Familiar faces remain in Labor’s shadow ministry ‘refresh’

Luke Michael, Monday, 3rd June 2019 -  Former opposition leader Bill Shorten has been appointed shadow minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme in Labor’s new-look shadow cabinet, while Andrew Leigh will

Labor vows to protect NDIS funds into the future

Luke Michael, Friday, 3rd May 2019 -  Labor says it will create a special fund to ensure any unspent National Disability Insurance Scheme money stays within the scheme.    Opposition leader Bill Shorten said a Labor

Labor urged to broaden living wage policy

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 26th March 2019 -  Opposition leader Bill Shorten says an elected Labor government will introduce a living wage so no full-time worker lives in poverty, but community leaders say unemployed workers

Stalled Progress Closing the Gap Prompts Refresh

Luke Michael, Thursday, 14th February 2019 -  Indigenous groups are pushing for Australia’s Closing the Gap targets to be revised in partnership with the Indigenous community after the latest progress report revealed only

Disability Groups Divided Over Support for Australian Disability Enterprises

Luke Michael, Friday, 25th January 2019 -  Disability groups are split on whether Labor’s plan to direct government contracts to disability enterprises is a good move, with critics of the plan saying people with disability

Labor Urged to Fully Abolish Cashless Welfare Card

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 23rd January 2019 -  Labor’s pledge to roll back the cashless welfare card has been welcomed by community groups, who are urging the opposition to go further by committing to abolish all forms of cashless

Sector Celebrates Shorten’s Historic Affordable Housing Commitment

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 18th December 2018 -  The community sector is celebrating Labor’s election commitment of 250,000 affordable rental properties over ten years, labelling it a game changer for vulnerable Australians

Community Groups Dismayed at Labor’s Failure to Raise Newstart

Luke Michael, Monday, 17th December 2018 -  Labor’s failure to commit to raising Newstart at their national conference has been slammed by anti-poverty advocates, who say welfare recipients will needlessly struggle to survive
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