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More funding for disability services

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The government has committed more than $154 million in additional support for Australians living with disability, in the wake of coronavirus, including $90.7 million to help with employment and other support services for people with disability.

NDIS Minister Stuart Robert said the new funding arrangement are in addition to the range of measures put in place to assist NDIS participants and providers during COVID-19. These include financial assistance to providers to support retention of workers including advance payments, a 10 per cent coronavirus loading on some supports, changes to cancellation policies and extending NDIS plans for up to 24 months.

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Source:
Kymberly Martin, 2020, Freedom2Live (https://www.freedom2live.com.au)

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