News and updates

Disability e-news

The Department of Social Services provides a regular newsletter with information for people with disability and carer sectors. Read the latest edition of the Disability e-news

New Monthly Data Shows Continued NDIS Growth

Media release

New data shows that the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) continues to grow, with the world-first reform now providing disability support to more than 472,000 Australi

Caring for our carers

Media release

Carers across the country are now able to receive in-person advice and professional assistance to support their own wellbeing with a new free coaching service available through

The Great Dunny Hunt

The Continence Foundation of Australia are encouraging people to upload the location of regional public toilets so users can then search for a convenience based on their location.

Update on Stage 2 of the National Disability Strategy

Senator the Hon Anne Ruston, Minister for Families and Social Services has released the reports on the results of Stage 2 public consultations to inform development of a new National Disability Strategy (NDS).