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More funding for disability employment

Applications for grants that back innovative proposals to help people with disability into work are now open. The round of Information, Linkages and Capacity building (ILC) grants follows a recommendation of the newly established NDIS Participant Employment Taskforce.

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It is seeking proposals that build the confidence, skills and capabilities of people with disability intended to provide long-term, meaningful employment opportunities.

Assistant Minister for Disability Services, Sarah Henderson, said ILC is all about inclusion –creating connections between people with disability and the communities they live in by funding organisations to carry out inclusive activities. “We hope to see some creative and exciting proposals come forward through these grants, including new ideas to complement recent reforms like cutting red tape for disability employment supports.”

For more information on the grants visit: Community Grants Hub and the NDIS website.

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