Monday, 16 March 2015

Funding extension for services transitioning to NDIS

$13.3M of a total $47.1M funding extension has been allocated to NSW services:

Funding extensions for disability and carer programmes
Media release, Senator The Hon Mitch Fifield, Assistant Minister for Social Services, 13th March 2015
The Abbott 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 DisabilityInsurance Scheme (NDIS). 
The Assistant Minister for Social Services, Senator Mitch Fifield, said the Government’s priority was to ensure continuity of services to families and carers as the transition to the NDIS begins. 
“Families, carers and children will continue receiving quality care and services as there will be no interruption as programmes migrate to the NDIS,” Minister Fifield said ... read on here, for the full text of the media release, giving details of the programs funded, and the breakdown by States and Territories.

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