Topic: News

News 30 May 2016
The finer details on the NT roll out

The NDIS will double funding for disability support in the Northern Territory and provide support for more than 6,500 Territorians with disability once it is fully rolled out by July 2019.

News 27 May 2016
Friday Flashback – re-meet Peter

The roll out of the NDIS is just weeks away so we thought it was a good time to celebrate the thousands of Every Australian Counts supporters who campaigned tirelessly for a scheme to give people with disability control of their own lives.

News 24 May 2016
Time for urgent action on housing

With 127,000 people expected to need housing under the NDIS, a new report has highlighted the need for urgent action on addressing the chronic shortage of affordable and accessible housing for people with disability.

News 13 May 2016
People with disability locked out of housing

People with disability are being locked out of rental markets in all of Australia’s major cities, according to a new report from Anglicare Australia.

News 11 May 2016
Disability Discrimination Commissioner is back

Deaf Society president and chairman of the Disability Council of NSW, Alistair McEwin, has been appointed as the new full time Disability Discrimination Commissioner.

News 6 May 2016
Funding agreement brings certainty to the NT

The full roll out of the NDIS across the Northern Territory in the next three years is now guaranteed after a bilateral agreement was signed with the Commonwealth just in time for the Budget.

News 6 May 2016
Budget Explainer

The 2016 Federal Budget was announced on Tuesday 3 May. What does this mean for the NDIS?

News 29 April 2016
Mission accomplished

It’s done! The Every Australian Counts team has delivered our giant sign to Parliament House to let Treasurer Scott Morrison know our supporters are counting on him to make sure the NDIS is fully funded in next Tuesday’s Federal Budget.

News 19 April 2016
NDIS to provide jobs for Queensland

More good news for Queenslanders, with a new study showing the NDIS will deliver both jobs and resources to the Sunshine State.

News 18 April 2016
Your selfie gallery a work of art

Hundreds of Every Australian Counts supporters have picked up their cameras and smart phones to let Treasurer Scott Morrison know they’re expecting the NDIS to be fully funded at the 3 May Federal Budget.