Media releases

Turnbull Government delivers on the NDIS

Tonight the Turnbull Government delivered on its promise to fully fund the NDIS. The 2018/19 budget provides for this and there is also funding allowed in the forward estimates. “This is a pleasing result, and tonight people with disability, their families and supporters can feel relieved that the scheme, which we all fought so hard to get, is fully funded for the coming financial year,” said Ross Joyce, CEO of the Australian Federation of Disability Organisations (AFDO).

Prime Minister, Show us the NDIS money!

The Turnbull Government has walked away from its strategy to fully fund the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) by a small increase to the Medicare Levy saying it will fund it fully in the 2018/2019 budget. “Despite the Government reiterating its full support...