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Disability Sector Welcomes NDIS Funding Commitment

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 8th May 2018 -  The disability sector has welcomed the federal government’s commitment to fully fund the National Disability Insurance Scheme, and called for attention to now be turned to fixing

People With Disability Demand Action to Fund and Fix NDIS

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 2nd May 2018 -  Thousands of people with disability, their families and sector workers are demanding action to fix the National Disability Insurance Scheme, as a new report reveals the scheme could

Disability Housing Crisis Report

Xavier Smerdon, Tuesday, 28th April 2015 -  The NDIS advocacy Not for Profit, Every Australian Counts, has launched a report warning of a massive disability housing shortfall within the next five years. The NFP said the report

Two More States Sign up to NDIS

Staff Reporter, Monday, 22nd April 2013 -  Two more governments have signed off on the DisabilityCare Australia agreement, following the announcement of South Australia committing to the deal last week. The Australian…

NFPs Spread the Valentine’s Day Love

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 14th February 2013 -  Love is in the air even for Aussie Not for Profits as they take advantage of the Valentine’s Day message. Oxfam Australia and UNICEF Australia are both offering Aussie men the…

Campaign Rejects NDIS Cost ‘Scaremongering’

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 15th November 2012 -  The Every Australian Counts campaign for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) has rejected what it calls 'NDIS cost scaremongering' after a new think tank report…

Pressure Mounting On Queensland Over NDIS

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 31st July 2012 -  Disability groups in Queensland are continuing to pressure the Newman Government to deliver funds for a National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). Queensland Advocacy Incorporated…

Budget: Disability Organisations Welcome Funds for NDIS

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 9th May 2012 -  Disability organisation have welcomed the strong commitment made in the Budget to kickstart a National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). They says the allocation of $1billion…

Budget Call – Don’t Forget The NDIS

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 8th May 2012 -  Every Australian Counts campaigners say the budget is a once in a generation opportunity to fix the crisis in disability support by funding the launch of the NDIS. John Della Bosca…

Disability Community Applauds Launch of NDIS

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 1st May 2012 -  The campaign alliance behind the public push for a National Disability Insurance Scheme, NDIS, has described the Federal Government’s announcement to roll out the scheme…

Former Deputy PM Joins Campaign for NDIS

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 24th April 2012 - 
Tim Fischer has been appointed as NDIS Campaign Patron.  Former Deputy Prime Minister, Tim Fischer has joined forces with the Every Australian Counts campaign to help secure…

PM Announces Start Date of NDIS

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 19th April 2012 -  Prime Minister Julia Gillard has announced that Stage One of the National Disability Insurance Scheme will start mid 2013 – but the PM has stopped short of revealing where the…
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