Assistant Minister for Social Services
NSW Minister for Disability Services
NSW Minister for Disability...
Minister for Social Services, Senator Mitch Fifield, today announced an
18-month trial of new, more flexible ways for Disability Employment Service
providers to work with jobseekers and employers.
“The trial is
just one of many red tape reduction measures being underta...
Government today delivered certainty to thousands of people with disability,
carers, families and their advocates by extending funding for a range of
programmes transitioning to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
Minister for Social Services, S...
with Fran Kelly
10 March 2015
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Abuse of people with disability, NDIS safeguards and quality framework
with Kieran Gilbert and the Hon. Dr
Andrew Leigh MP
9 March 2015
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Human Services IT systems, Australians involved with IS, David Irvine’s comments,
Senator Mitch Fifield, the Assistant
Minister for Social Services, today kicked off the search for the nation’s
outstanding Australian Disability Enterprise, with award nominations now open.
“The Australian Disability
Enterprise Excellence Award celebrates employers who offer meaning...
4 March 2015
Suicide and mental health
As one of the Ministers responsible for mental health, I feel a duty to condemn
the comments by Clive Palmer today, that the Prime Minister should g...
MORNINGS WITH JON
26 February 2015
E & OE
of the governance of the National Disability Insurance Scheme being somewhat
toyed around with. So far it’s enjoyed a rare and very welcome bip...
of the COAG Disability Reform Council (comprising Commonwealth, State and
Territory disability ministers), I do not usually detail the informal,
ministers-only discussions that occur after Council meetings.
However, I do so on this occasion given the distortion
and gross m...
MORNINGS WITH LINDA
23 February 2015
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Aged care quality arrangements
stories have emerged in the past week of abuse and neglect in aged care, in
particular, The Australian newspap...