Media Releases

NDIS early roll out kicks off

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) achieved a significant milestone today, as the early rollout of the Scheme in NSW commences.

Experts to inform national carer gateway

The Australian Government today announced the members of a new Carer Gateway Advisory Group to lead an initiative to better support Australia’s 2.7 million unpaid carers.

$40 million to support changes to aged care

The Australian Government is providing $40 million to support aged care providers transition to the new Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) and the consumer directed care (CDC) model of home care packages.

Aged Care Approval Round 2015 to open in August

The Abbott Government has today announced that applications for the 2015 Aged Care Approvals Round (ACAR) for both home care and residential aged care places will open in August.