Home and Community Care services supporting seniors, younger people with disability and their carers will receive a $33.9 million funding boost across Victoria.
Wallaroo residents will have access to more aged care beds, with today's opening of a new wing at Star of the Sea Home for the Aged.
The Commonwealth and Western Australian Governments today signed an agreement to establish a National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) trial site in Western Australia from 1 July 2014.
The Commonwealth Government has worked in partnership with the Uniting Care network on a transition plan to keep aged care services available in the Northern Territory through a $5 million investment.
The Council of Australian Governments Disability Reform Council met today via TelePresence.
I’m pleased to announce the appointment of Nick Ryan as the CEO of the independent Australian Aged Care Quality Agency.
Today I release an independent review of the capability of the NDIS Agency (NDIA), which is charged with delivering the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
The aged care sector will benefit from the Australian Government’s commitment to cut unnecessary and counter-productive legislation and regulations.
The Assistant Minister for Social Services, Mitch Fifield, will meet today in Brisbane with a group of young Queensland carers to discuss the design of a new Australian Government initiative that will help young carers pursue an education.
Minister for Sport Peter Dutton and the Minister responsible for disability, Senator Mitch Fifield, today wished Australia’s Paralympians the best of luck as they ready for competition on the eve of 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi.