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Budget 2015 summary

The information below outlines the announcements that accompanied the Budget 2015. Over the coming weeks we will
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Senate Inquiry into Private VET Providers – IA submission

In Summary: Inclusion Australia wants to ensure that youth with intellectual disability are treated with respect by
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Welfare reform will succeed with the right employment support

 Welfare reform will succeed with high expectations and the right employment support! Minister Morrison makes three points
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Variation of Supported Employment Services Award — Update

United Voice, Health Services Union and National Peak Disability and Advocacy Organisations — Communique, Tuesday, 17 February
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IA supports a national inquiry into abuse

We have to Do Something about Abuse. Now. Inclusion Australia (formerly the National Council on Intellectual Disability)
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Our Voice Matters

Inclusion Australia responds to DSS $1.5m cut to support and services for people with intellectual disability.  

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Budget 2015 summary

The information below outlines the announcements that accompanied the Budget 2015. Over the coming weeks we will be publishing the details related to each measure.  I would like highlight the BETTER PATHWAYS initiative in the Employment section; we have been advocating for this initiative
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Senate Inquiry into Private VET Providers – IA submission

In Summary: Inclusion Australia wants to ensure that youth with intellectual disability are treated with respect by the VET industry. This requires that VET providers ensure that: VET marketing strategies provide independent safeguards to ensure that students with intellectual disability make
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Welfare reform will succeed with the right employment support

 Welfare reform will succeed with high expectations and the right employment support! Minister Morrison makes three points we can agree with; “the best form of welfare is a job the biggest welfare savings are driven by getting people into work the
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Variation of Supported Employment Services Award — Update

United Voice, Health Services Union and National Peak Disability and Advocacy Organisations — Communique, Tuesday, 17 February 2015 Variation of Supported Employment Services Award — Update On 23rd December 2013, United Voice and the Health Services Union made a joint application
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IA supports a national inquiry into abuse

We have to Do Something about Abuse. Now. Inclusion Australia (formerly the National Council on Intellectual Disability) supports a national inquiry by the Australian Senate into abuse, violence and neglect against people with disability. Inclusion Australia welcomes the moral leadership of
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Our Voice Matters

Inclusion Australia responds to DSS $1.5m cut to support and services for people with intellectual disability.   Inclusion Australia (NCID) is the peak body for people with intellectual disability and their families. Inclusion Australia has represented people with intellectual disability for
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Grandstanding is not Advocacy

Grandstanding is not advocacy! Creating fear and uncertainty where certainty exists is not a responsible position by an advocacy organisation. Recently commentary on overseas travel by people on the DSP has been sensational instead of accurate. Inclusion Australia and Minister Andrews
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Inclusion Australia is here to stay …

Dear Members and Friends, over the last couple of days there has been a lot of conjecture about the future of Inclusion Australia following our unsuccessful application for funding to the Abbott Government. Our application for funding to represent people with
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National Organisations applaud the Senate

National Peak Disability Consumer and Advocacy Organisations applaud the Senate vote to block the passing of the Business Services Wage Assessment Tool (BSWAT) Payment Scheme Bill 2014. In blocking the Bill, the Senate has shown support for the human rights of
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A big day for the rights of people with intellectual disability – part 2

To Whom It Should Concern – Part 2 An alarming concern of individuals, families, advocates and support staff is that reported abuse is frequently not properly investigated and addressed by the current system. Many complaints of abuse have not been addressed