ProBono eNews May 2021

ProBono Budget Special Edition May 2021


Advocates slam government’s claims of an NDIS cost blowout

Disability groups have welcomed a $13.2 billion boost to the National Disability Insurance Scheme outlined in the federal budget, but say they are disappointed by the Morrison government’s messaging around a supposed blowout in scheme costs.


Mental health budget reflects the struggle of the last 12 months

Support for additional mental health facilities, suicide prevention programs, digital mental health services and an update to the national Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention Strategy were all announced in last night’s budget.