Disability News: NSW Australia Document List

Publication List:

TV Ad Launched As Care Sector Jobs Boom
Increasing demands of aging population and rise in people accessing disability services creates job boom in disability and community care workforce in New South Wales - Published: 2012-04-30
Updated NSW Standards for Disability Services
Standards in Action manual to assist service providers to implement NSW Disability Service Standards and assist in service development - Published: 2011-03-05
Free Smoke Alarms for NSW Deaf
NSW Government has committed $2 million to provide free smoke alarms for people who are deaf or hard of hearing - Published: 2011-02-22
North Ryde Accommodation for People with Disability
New accommodation for people with an intellectual disability and complex behavior needs in North Ryde - Published: 2011-02-21
$167M Increase in Disability Funding for North Sydney Area
Families of people with disability and organizations attended a meeting to hear details of the second five year phase of Stronger Together the NSW Government initiative to expand disability services - Published: 2011-02-20
$171M in Disability Support for Cumberland-Prospect Area in NSW
People with a disability living in the Cumberland-Prospect area will benefit from an injection of $170.67 million in new growth funding - Published: 2011-02-19
$116M for Disability Services in Monaro Region
Investment for the area covering the 13 local government areas including the whole of Monaro is estimated to be $116 million - Published: 2011-02-18
New Housing at Argenton NSW for Young People with Disabilities
New housing for 10 young people with a disability was opened at Argenton today by the Minister for Disability Services - Published: 2011-02-11
New Accommodation in Warnervale NSW for People with a Disability
A new accommodation service for young people with disabilities was officially opened at Warnervale by Minister for Disability Services - Published: 2011-02-10
New $42m Village for Persons with a Disability Opens in NSW, Australia
New village style accommodation for people with an intellectual disability opened at Hamlyn Terrace on the Central Coast today - Published: 2011-02-03
Extra $16.1 million for Home and Community Care in NSW
As people age they want to remain independent in their own homes and communities and close to friends and family for as long as they can - Published: 2011-01-31
$2.5 Million For Spinal Cord Injury Research - NSW, Australia
The NSW Government today announced $2.5 million funding for research into spinal cord injury and other debilitating disorders - Published: 2010-12-23
Funds for NSW Aboriginal Disability Network
Funding package for Aboriginal Disability Network (ADN) for Aboriginal people with a disability in New South Wales - Published: 2010-12-10
Stronger Together Stage 2 - NSW Disability News
The NSW Government today announced a further $2 billion investment in disability services over the next five years - Published: 2010-12-07
Members of Inaugural Carers Advisory Council Announced - Australia
New members would advise the NSW Government on issues affecting carers and the people they care for - Published: 2010-11-27
NSW Minister Addresses aging Summit
By 2036 the population of NSW aged 65 years and over will increase by more than 111% and represent 21.5% of the State population - Published: 2010-11-11
Rally in Support of Disability Services - NSW Australia
One in five NSW citizens have some form of disability including 200000 people with a severe or profound disability - Published: 2010-11-02
Do not DIS my ABILITY campaign in New South Wales will be promoted by 21 people with a disability - Published: 2010-10-26
Increased Remuneration for Official Community Visitors
Official Community Visitors played a very important role in the delivery of services to people with a disability - Published: 2010-10-14
Stronger Focus on Disability and Information - NSW, Australia
Disability advocacy and information services across New South Wales will be strengthened with the introduction of new guidelines today - Published: 2010-10-14
New Adult Respite Service Opens in Loftus, NSW
A new adult respite service for families and carers of people with a disability will be opened at Loftus today - Published: 2010-10-07
Grandparent-headed Families Continue to Grow
Number of families in which grandparents were the primary caregivers was increasing - Published: 2010-10-07
More Dementia Day Care Centers for NSW
A further four dementia day care centers will open across New South Wales by the end of this financial year - Published: 2010-09-22
National Disability Parking Scheme Starts in NSW
People with disability in NSW to benefit from the introduction of the new national Australian Disability Parking Permit - Published: 2010-09-20
Families of Children with Disability Get Help to Make School Transitions - NSW Disability News
The NSW Government has produced two information kits that will help families with a child who has a disability to cope with their progression through school - Published: 2010-09-07
I-voting for Blind and Visually Impaired - NSW, Australia
Introduction of technology supported voting for people in NSW who are blind or have low vision - Published: 2010-09-06
Funding Boost for Parkinson's NSW
$68,000 funding boost to Parkinsons NSW a non-government organization providing support to those living with Parkinsons disease and their carers - Published: 2010-09-02
$2M for Early Intervention Services in Aboriginal Communities
$2 million boost in services to support the Aboriginal kids with a disability or developmental delay - Published: 2010-08-30
$1M Boost in Services for Children with Disabilities - NSW, Australia
$1 million boost in services for NSW kids with disability or development disorder their families and carers - Published: 2010-08-26
NSW Premier leads consultation on "Stronger Together"
Stronger Together is the NSW Government plan to expand and improve services for people with a disability and their families - Published: 2010-08-24
Australian Businesses Urged to Join NSW Seniors Card Program
Business owners are being urged to join the NSW Government Seniors Card scheme because of benefits it offers - Published: 2010-08-19
$17m Fund to Reform NSW Disability Sector
Keneally Government $17 million Industry Development Fund is set to build sector capacity in the disability sector - Published: 2010-08-17
Seniors Week Achievement Awards Nominations Open
Nominate seniors and organizations to be considered for 2011 NSW Seniors Week Achievement Award - Published: 2010-08-12
Statewide Consultations for Stronger Together II Underway - Tamworth, NSW
Tamworth stakeholder meeting on next stage of NSW Government 10-year initiative to improve disability services - Published: 2010-07-15
Dementia Day Care and HACC Center - Cooma, NSW
New $1.57 million dementia day care and HACC center in Cooma, NSW, Australia - Published: 2010-06-30
Lismore Hosts Meeting on NSW Government 10-year Initiative to Improve Disability Services
Lismore hosts first stakeholder meeting on next stage of NSW Government's 10-year initiative to improve disability services - Published: 2010-06-22
British Man Receiving Disability Benefits Jailed After Climbing Sydney Harbour Bridge
UK disability benefits cheat caught after investigators found certificate congratulating him for climbing Sydney Harbour Bridge - Published: 2010-06-21
Strategy for Employment in Disability Sector Proves its Worth - NSW Government
NSW Government strategy to boost employment in disability and community care sectors is proving successful - Published: 2010-06-16
Major Redevelopment of Riverside Center in Orange, NSW
The Riverside Center at Orange which provides accommodation for residents with intellectual disability is to be redeveloped - Published: 2010-06-10
$2.4 Billion for aging and Disability Services - NSW Australia
Keneally Government has allocated a total of $2.468 billion to aging Disability and Home Care - Published: 2010-06-09
NSW aging and Disability Services Commitment
The NSW Government is also planning ahead for the needs of a rapidly aging population through Towards 2030 - Published: 2010-05-21
Cultural Diversity Celebrated in aging Population
The NSW Government is planning ahead for the needs of a culturally diverse aging population - Published: 2010-05-10