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The awards recognise people with disability who have achieved something remarkable or made a significant contribution to their community, and people or community groups who have contributed to the disability sector or improved access and inclusion.
Last night's Federal Budget delivered a raft of measures in relation to the activation and participation of those outside the labour market, focussing heavily on the very long term unemployed and those with disability.
Prime Minister Julia Gillard today announced new budget funding of $200 million to provide extra support for students with disability in Australian schools.
Disability Employment Australia trading as ACE National has been successful in receiving Innovation Funds for a joint project with Australian Network on Disability (AND) valued at $187,000.
The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Education and Employment are conducting an inquiry into the barriers to participation in Education, training and employment experienced by people with mental ill health.
Scholarship space to a person with a disability
An important message from the ACE CEO, Lynette May
Minister for Social Inclusion, the Hon Tanya Plibersek MP, has announced the composition of the Australian Government's Not-for-Profit Sector Reform Council (the Council).
The 2010 ACE National Annual Report is now available to download in PDF format