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Friends, I would like to quickly bring you up to speed on this morning’s major announcements by the Prime Minister, Julia Gillard.

The announcement was made at the MS Australia’s headquarters, ‘The Nerve Centre’, in Blackburn today.

Below you will find brief extracts, but click on the links to read the documents in full.

Be sure to let me know your thoughts and feedback – if you would like to send me an email, my email address is bill.shorten.mp@aph.gov.au.

Regards,

Bill.

 

Children with disability given a better start in life

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The Gillard Labor Government will provide new access to early intervention services to help give more children with disability a better start in life.

Under Federal Labor’s new program, more children with disability will be entitled to the same benefits as under the Helping Children with Autism Package. This package represents a total investment of $122 million over four years.

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More supported accommodation for people with disability

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A re-elected Gillard Labor Government will establish a new capital fund to build innovative, community-based supported accommodation places for people with disability.

A total of $60 million will be provided over the next four years for this initiative, on top of the more than $6 billion provided to the States and Territories over five years from 2007 through the National Disability Agreement.

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National Disability Strategy

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The Gillard Labor Government has released its draft National Disability Strategy which outlines a 10-year national plan to improve the lives of people with disability, promote participation, and create a more inclusive society.

A re-elected Gillard Labor Government will take the National Disability Strategy to the Council of Australian Governments early next term.

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