Media releases

Nominations closing for Disability Awards

Nominations will close soon for the 2017 National Disability Awards, which recognise the tireless work of people to improve the lives of 4.3 million Australians with disability. Read more

Nominations for 2017 National Disability Awards Open

The Hon Jane Prentice MP, Assistant Minister for Social Services and Disability Services has announced that nominations are now open for the 2017 National Disability Awards. Read more

Tennis star, Dylan Alcott, to be 2017 Patron for IDPwD

The Hon Jane Prentice MP, Assistant Minister for Disability Services is delighted to announce Dylan Alcott OAM as this year’s Patron for International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD). Read more

Be involved and Celebrate International Day of People with Disability!

Events will be held across Australia tomorrow to celebrate International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD), a United Nations sanctioned day held each year on 3 December. Read more

Remarkable efforts recognised at the 10th National Disability Awards

Assistant Minister for Social Services and Disability Services, Jane Prentice has announced this year’s National Disability Awards winners at a gala ceremony at Parliament House in Canberra tonight. Read more

Champions of disability recognised in National Disability Awards

Assistant Minister for Social Services and Disability Services, Jane Prentice will announce the winners of the 10th National Disability Awards at a gala ceremony tonight in Canberra. Read more

Register NOW to host an event for International Day of People with Disability

Registration is open for communities, schools, clubs and individuals to host an event to celebrate International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD). Read more

Finalists announced for the 10th National Disability Awards

Assistant Minister for Social Services and Disability Services, the Hon Jane Prentice MP, today announced the 22 finalists in this year’s National Disability Awards. Read more

Patron announced for International Day of People with Disability

Assistant Minister Jane Prentice today announced Karni Liddell as the 2016 Patron for International Day of People with Disability. Read more

National Disability Awards nominations now open

In conjunction with the United Nations’ International Day of People with Disability, nominations are now open for the 2016 National Disability Awards. Read more