Archive for August, 2011

National Disability Insurance Scheme: Transforming Disability Support

Aug 11, 2011 No Comments by Philip Amos

The Gillard Government’s announcement of its support for a national disability insurance scheme sets the stage for a generational change in the way Australia provides disability care.  If legislated, the Scheme will effectively remake the disability sector creating significant opportunities for existing disability organisations. The additional funding alone is tremendous:  an additional $6.5 billion a year, in the [...]

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Integrated Placement Services and Support Service – QLD

Aug 08, 2011 No Comments by Philip Amos

The Queensland Department of Communities is inviting Non-Government Organisations to apply for grant funding of $1,693,914 in 2011-12 to deliver residential care, supported independent living and counselling and intervention services in the South East Region.  The purpose of this grant funding is to deliver two residential care services each providing two places, a supported independent [...]

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New Children and Family Centre – Queensland

Aug 01, 2011 No Comments by Philip Amos

Queensland Department of Education is inviting non-government organisations to apply for funding (available until mid 2014) to operate one or more of the children and family centres in Logan and Rockhampton.  The children and family centres will provide integrated services, responsive to community needs, including early childhood education and care, parenting and family support, and [...]

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