Media Releases – 2012

6 December Monumental triumph in $6 billion NDIS funding agreement

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28 November Draft NDIS Bill exposes future hopes

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16 November New Board at People with Disability Australia

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13 November Royal Commission into Child Sexual Abuse must not forget children with disability

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18 September Yes Minister – Once is one time too many!

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8 August Well done on NDIS, now the real work begins

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26 July Don’t let party politics stand in the way of a strong NDIS

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11 May Coroner condemns Dickensian state of licensed boarding houses

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10 May Disability representative organisations welcome  funds for NDIS (file unavailable)

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1 May PWD welcomes Government commitments and looks towards next steps for the NDIS (file unavailable)

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30 April Let’s make our rights real – An NDIS supported by strong, independent advocacy (file unavailable)

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20 April National Youth Week: PWD supports Australian Youth Ambassador for Development

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30 March PWD welcomes new representative body of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with disability

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16 March Six deaths too many: Boarding house reform must happen NOW

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16 February Re-launch of Fraser Coast Individual Advocacy Service 

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6 February Fearless advocate  fought for the rights of people with disability to have a voice

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17 January Jetstar to continue second class treatment of people with disability

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12 January Keeping the dole low will increase hardship, not employment 

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