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Political Parties Argue Plans to Extend Cashless Debit Card

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 6th December 2017 -  Federal plans to extend the controversial trial sites of the cashless debit card have resulted in a dispute between the government, Labor and the Greens about the location and ongoing

States Urged to Support Child Sexual Abuse Redress Scheme

Luke Michael, Monday, 30th October 2017 -  Social advocates have warned that the Commonwealth redress scheme for survivors of child sexual abuse will only provide compensation to a fraction of victims, unless the federal

NDIS Price Review Is ‘Disappointing’

Rachel McFadden, Tuesday, 13th June 2017 -  Australia’s peak body for disability providers has said NDIS prices are continuing to fall short despite a price increase announcement. On Monday the National Disability Insurance…

Costly WA NDIS Model Could Leave People With Disability Worse Off Warns Labor

Wendy Williams, Monday, 30th January 2017 -  The proposed WA National Disability Insurance Scheme model could cost taxpayers millions and leave people with disability in Western Australia worse off, according to Labor.  

NDIS Failing to Meet Enrolment Targets

Lina Caneva, Monday, 14th November 2016 -  A disability advocacy group and the federal opposition claim the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is failing to meet its enrolment targets despite reporting a high participant

Paid Parental Leave Changes to Affect Thousands

Lina Caneva, Monday, 24th October 2016 -  The federal government has reintroduced legislation that could see paid parental leave cut to tens of thousands of new mothers in a bid to end what what the government describes as…

Corporate Heavyweights Replace Bonyhady in NDIS Shakeup

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 19th October 2016 -  The so-called “father” of the National Disability ­Insurance Scheme, Bruce Bonyhady, is set to be replaced in an agency clean up, according to reports. An article published

NFPs Demand ACT NDIS Shutdown Be Reversed

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 18th October 2016 -  Disability advocacy organisations across the country have united to call on the state and federal governments to work together to reverse the “shutdown” of the National Disability

NDIS Gives the ACT a Jobs Boost

Wendy Williams, Friday, 16th September 2016 -  The arrival of the National Disability Insurance Scheme is tipped to create more than 1,000 jobs in the ACT and boost the territory economy by up to $160 million a year, according to

NDIS IT Debacle Blamed On Technical Glitch

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 31st August 2016 -  The “IT debacle” that hampered the roll out of the $22 billion National Disability Insurance Scheme has been blamed on a “short-lived technical issue” and a lack of information

Labor Pledge on NFP Future Funding Arrangements

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 8th June 2016 -  An elected federal Labor government would scrap the Coalition’s community grants program in a bid to reset the Commonwealth’s relationship with the Not for Profit sector, according

Early NFP Support for Labor Agenda on Inequality

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 17th March 2016 -  The Federal Labor party has released an agenda for tackling inequality in Australia including a push for full employment and the policy has already garnered some Not for Profit support.
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