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Charities Urge Canberra Over QLD Reconstruction

Staff Reporter, Monday, 7th February 2011 -  A delegation of leading community and welfare groups, including Australia’s major charities, is in Canberra to urge the Federal Parliament to include them in the decision…

State Trustees Grants for Victorian NFPs

Staff Reporter, Friday, 28th January 2011 -  Victorian Not for Profit organisations can apply for community rants of up to $5,000 through the State Trustees Community Grants program. State Trustees are calling on eligible…

Grants to Increase Accessibility for Disabled

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 25th January 2011 -  Grants of up to $100,000 are available to help local councils make their communities more accessible for people with a disability. Applications from local councils for grants of…

More People Using Disability Services

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 20th January 2011 -  A new report points to a large increase in number of Australians using disability support services. The number of people using disability support services increased by almost 50%…

Australia Reports on Rights of Persons with Disabilities to UN

Staff Reporter, Monday, 6th December 2010 -  The Federal Government is to deliver Australia’s first report under the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities to the United Nations. Finalising Australia’s…

Judge Caps Court Costs on Disability Case -PIAC

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 20th October 2010 -  A decision in the Federal Court is expected to have national ramifications for public interest litigants according to the Public Interest Advocacy Centre, PIAC. The Federal Court…

All Parties Commit To Examining a National Disability Insurance Scheme

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 18th August 2010 -  All three major parties have confirmed they will commit to examining major reform of the disability sector if elected in the August 21 poll, including supporting the introduction…

Supported Employment Discussion Paper

Lina Caneva, Monday, 19th July 2010 -    Just one day before announcing a Federal election, the Gillard Government released a discussion paper on ways to improve support for Australians with severe or profound disability

Employers Urged to Help People with Disabilities

Lina Caneva, Monday, 21st June 2010 -    Australia’s employers have been called on to play their part to lower Australia’s unemployment rate for people with a disability 
The call came as three

Innovation Fund Boost For Disability Employment

Lina Caneva, Monday, 21st June 2010 -  The Rudd Government has announced Round 3 of the Federal Innovation Fund that will include $3 million for social enterprises focussed on jobseekers with disability. The funding…

Funds to Enhance Disability Advocacy

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 16th June 2010 -  The newly established Disability Advocacy Network Australia, DANA, will receive $60,000 in Federal funding to help people with a disability, their families and carers participate…

Disability Tax Reform Introduced into Parliament

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 26th May 2010 -  The Rudd Government has introduced legislation to provide tax law reforms for people with severe disabilities along with their families and carers. In particular, the legislation…
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