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Grants since Jan 2018
Coalition [23,521]
ALP [21,424]
LIBS [12,003]
LNP [7,080]
NATS [4,438]
GREENS [2,241]
IND [1,279]
KATTER [771]
CA [380]
OVERSEAS [147]
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Official portrait of Michael Keenan
18th Dec 2018-2nd Mar 2019

Michael Keenan

Member for Stirling respresenting the Liberal Party of Australia

Minister for Human Services Minister for Digital Transformation
Official portrait of Michelle Landry
18th Dec 2018-2nd Mar 2019

Michelle Landry

Member for Capricornia respresenting the Liberal National Party of Queensland

Assistant Minister for Children and Families
Official portrait of Paul Fletcher
18th Dec 2018-2nd Mar 2019

Paul Fletcher

Member for Bradfield respresenting the Liberal Party of Australia

Minister for Families and Social Services
Official portrait of Sarah Henderson
18th Dec 2018-2nd Mar 2019

Sarah Henderson

Senator for VIC respresenting the Liberal Party of Australia

Assistant Minister for Social Services, Housing and Disability Services

Click on year column to display links to budget docs, annual report and get information on General Financial Statistics Functions performed by this agency.

Relevant General Financial Stastical Function(s) Social Security and Welfare; Education; Health; Public Order and Safety; Housing and Community

Department of Social Services (DSS) has policy responsibility for: families and children; child care; housing; community services; seniors; disability and carers; women; ageing and aged care; disability employment services; working age and student payments; settlement and multicultural services; and civil society and volunteering.

1,862

Annual ReportStrategic PlanBudget Statement2018-19 Staff


The 2018-19 budget documents specify 4 outcomes against which Department of Social Services programs are evaluated:

Outcome: 1

Encourage self-reliance and support people who cannot fully support themselves by providing sustainable social security payments and assistance.

Outcome: 2

Contribute to stronger and more resilient individuals, families and communities by providing targeted services and initiatives.

Outcome: 3

Improved independence of, and participation by, people with disability, including improved support for carers, by providing targeted support and services.

Outcome: 4

Increased housing supply, improved community housing and assisting individuals experiencing homelessness through targeted support and services.

Filter by 5 grant-making programs administered by Department of Social Services

Outcome 1
Families and Communities
Community Development
$830,292,940,000
Outcome 1
Disability Mental Health and Carers
Carers of People with Disabilities
$208,257,076,000
Outcome 1
Working Age Payments
Community Development
$40,598,251,000
Outcome 1
National Disability Insurance Scheme
Services for People with Disabilities
$5,631,842,000
Outcome 1
Services and Support for People with Disability
Carers of People with Disabilities
$4,620,000,000

Since January 2018 Department of Social Services published 23 grant awards worth $42,761,915 for National Disability Insurance Scheme

Select a year to see grants

$36,736,700 4
$5,631,842 16
$393,373 3

Department of Social Services awarded 16 grants valued at $5,631,842 grants for National Disability Insurance Scheme during the 2018-19 financial year

CPL - CHOICE, PASSION, LIFE
Brisbane  $397,335
Address BRISBANE CITY 4000 QLD AUSTRALIA ABN: 27009942269
Portfolio Social Services
Agency Department of Social Services
Program National Disability Insurance Scheme
Component Assistance for Carers QLD
CategoryCarers of People with Disabilities Closed Non-Competitive
PurposeThe program supports young carers who are at risk of not completing secondary education or vocational equivalent due to the demands of their caring role.
ActivityYoung Carers Respite and Information Services Program
Delivery Area QLD AUSTRALIA
ApprovedPublishedStartEndBudget
30 Jun 201804 Sep 201814 Aug 201830 Nov 2019 2018-19
CPL - CHOICE, PASSION, LIFE
Brisbane  $1,970,943
Address BRISBANE CITY 4000 QLD AUSTRALIA ABN: 27009942269
Portfolio Social Services
Agency Department of Social Services
Program National Disability Insurance Scheme
Component Mental Health Respite: Carer Support
CategoryCarers of People with Disabilities Closed Non-Competitive
PurposeProvide flexible support that enables carers and families to better cope with their caring role, improve relationships with the person they support and balance caring role with other parts of their life.
ActivityMental Health Respite: Carer Support
Delivery Area QLD AUSTRALIA
ApprovedPublishedStartEndBudget
30 Jun 201804 Sep 201814 Aug 201830 Nov 2019 2018-19
CPL - CHOICE, PASSION, LIFE
Brisbane  $75,534
Address BRISBANE CITY 4000 QLD AUSTRALIA ABN: 27009942269
Portfolio Social Services
Agency Department of Social Services
Program National Disability Insurance Scheme
Component Out of School Hours Care for Teenagers with Disability - Out of School Hours Care Services
CategoryServices for People with Disabilities Closed Non-Competitive
PurposeProvides quality outside school hours care for students with disability and their parents and carers with time to work or participate in the community.
ActivityOutside School Hours Care for Teenagers with Disability
Delivery Area QLD AUSTRALIA
ApprovedPublishedStartEndBudget
30 Jun 201804 Sep 201814 Aug 201830 Jun 2020 2018-19
CPL - CHOICE, PASSION, LIFE
Brisbane  $272,760
Address BRISBANE CITY 4000 QLD AUSTRALIA ABN: 27009942269
Portfolio Social Services
Agency Department of Social Services
Program National Disability Insurance Scheme
Component Out of School Hours Care for Teenagers with Disability - Out of School Hours Care Services
CategoryServices for People with Disabilities Closed Non-Competitive
PurposeProvides quality outside school hours care for students with disability and their parents and carers with time to work or participate in the community.
ActivityOutside School Hours Care for Teenagers with Disability
Delivery Area QLD AUSTRALIA
ApprovedPublishedStartEndBudget
30 Jun 201804 Sep 201814 Aug 201830 Jun 2020 2018-19
CPL - CHOICE, PASSION, LIFE
Brisbane  $314,926
Address BRISBANE CITY 4000 QLD AUSTRALIA ABN: 27009942269
Portfolio Social Services
Agency Department of Social Services
Program National Disability Insurance Scheme
Component Respite NO
CategoryCarers of People with Disabilities Closed Non-Competitive
PurposeProvides immediate and short-term respite for carers of young people with a severe or profound disability.
ActivityRespite Support for Carers of Young People with Severe or Profound Disability Program (RSCYP)
Delivery Area QLD AUSTRALIA
ApprovedPublishedStartEndBudget
30 Jun 201804 Sep 201814 Aug 201830 Nov 2019 2018-19
THE RICHMOND FELLOWSHIP OF QUEENSLAND
Griffith  $97,315
Address ANNERLEY 4103 QLD AUSTRALIA ABN: 56009931800
Portfolio Social Services
Agency Department of Social Services
Program National Disability Insurance Scheme
Component Mental Health Respite: Carer Support
CategoryCarers of People with Disabilities Closed Non-Competitive
PurposeProvide flexible support that enables carers and families to better cope with their caring role, improve relationships with the person they support and balance caring role with other parts of their life.
ActivityMental Health Respite: Carer Support
Delivery Area QLD AUSTRALIA
ApprovedPublishedStartEndBudget
30 Aug 201623 Oct 201816 Oct 201830 Nov 2019 2018-19
UNISSON DISABILITY
Bradfield  $131,643
Address PYMBLE 2073 NSW AUSTRALIA ABN: 28613272772
Portfolio Social Services
Agency Department of Social Services
Program National Disability Insurance Scheme
Component Mental Health Respite: Carer Support
CategoryCarers of People with Disabilities Closed Non-Competitive
PurposeProvide flexible support that enables carers and families to better cope with their caring role, improve relationships with the person they support and balance caring role with other parts of their life.
ActivityMental Health Respite: Carer Support
Delivery Area NSW AUSTRALIA
ApprovedPublishedStartEndBudget
30 Aug 201603 Dec 201819 Nov 201830 Jun 2019 2018-19
ABACUS LEARNING CENTRE
Flinders  $82,500
Address HASTINGS 3915 VIC AUSTRALIA ABN: 64122901704
Portfolio Social Services
Agency Department of Social Services
Program National Disability Insurance Scheme
Component Autism Data and Research
CategoryServices for People with Disabilities
PurposeAutism Data and Research
ActivityAutism Data and Research
Delivery Area VIC AUSTRALIA
ApprovedPublishedStartEndBudget
25 Jan 201911 Feb 201905 Feb 201930 Jun 2019 2018-19
GLENRAY INDUSTRIES
Calare  $418,000
Address BATHURST 2795 NSW AUSTRALIA ABN: 96059568482
Portfolio Social Services
Agency Department of Social Services
Program National Disability Insurance Scheme
Component Temporary Viability Support
CategoryServices for People with Disabilities Closed Non-Competitive
PurposeTemporary Viability Support
ActivityDisability Employment Assistance - Temporary Viability Support (Crisis Intervention)
Delivery Area NSW AUSTRALIA
ApprovedPublishedStartEndBudget
24 Jan 201918 Mar 201925 Feb 201930 Jun 2019 2018-19
EARLY CHILDHOOD INTERVENTION AUSTRALIA
Sydney  $330,000
Address SYDNEY 2000 NSW AUSTRALIA ABN: 94083927317
Portfolio Social Services
Agency Department of Social Services
Program National Disability Insurance Scheme
Component Better Start Education and Support
CategoryCarers of People with Disabilities
PurposeTo support parents and carers to access information that will help inform their decision making around the choices of intervention therapy that may be suitable for their child's needs.
ActivityA Better Start for Children with Disability - Education and Support
Delivery Area Multiple National AUSTRALIA
ApprovedPublishedStartEndBudget
18 Mar 201901 May 201910 Apr 201931 Jan 2020 2018-19
MENTAL HEALTH AUSTRALIA
Canberra  $288,200
Address DEAKIN 2600 ACT AUSTRALIA ABN: 57600066635
Portfolio Social Services
Agency Department of Social Services
Program National Disability Insurance Scheme
Component 3. Building Disability Sector Capacity and Service Provider Readiness
CategoryServices for People with Disabilities
PurposeTo drive change in the disability sector to support the implementation of the NDIS and ensure that people with disability are able to be supported to achieve choice and control outcomes.
ActivityBuilding Disability Sector Capacity and Service Provider Readiness
Delivery Area Multiple National AUSTRALIA
ApprovedPublishedStartEndBudget
15 Apr 201804 Sep 201801 May 201830 Jun 2019 2018-19
LIFE WITHOUT BARRIERS
Newcastle  $55,000
Address NEWCASTLE 2300 NSW AUSTRALIA ABN: 15101252171
Portfolio Social Services
Agency Department of Social Services
Program National Disability Insurance Scheme
Component 4. Expansion and Diversification of the Workforce
CategoryServices for People with Disabilities Closed Non-Competitive
PurposeTo drive change in the disability sector to support the implementation of the NDIS and ensure that people with disability are able to be supported to achieve choice and control outcomes.
ActivityExpansion and Diversification of the Workforce
Delivery Area NSW AUSTRALIA
ApprovedPublishedStartEndBudget
11 May 201813 Jul 201826 Jun 201831 Aug 2019 2018-19
UNISSON DISABILITY
Bradfield  $7,472
Address PYMBLE 2073 NSW AUSTRALIA ABN: 28613272772
Portfolio Social Services
Agency Department of Social Services
Program National Disability Insurance Scheme
Component Employment Assistance - NSW
CategoryServices for People with Disabilities Closed Non-Competitive
PurposeFunds Australian Disability Enterprises, which are commercial businesses, to provide employment for people with a disability.
ActivityDisability Employment Assistance
Delivery Area NSW AUSTRALIA
ApprovedPublishedStartEndBudget
11 May 201511 Feb 201919 Nov 201830 Jun 2020 2018-19
CATHOLICCARE WILCANNIA-FORBES
McEwen  $134,487
Address FORBES 2871 NSW AUSTRALIA ABN: 46625457758
Portfolio Social Services
Agency Department of Social Services
Program National Disability Insurance Scheme
Component Personal Helpers and Mentors
CategoryMental Health Closed Non-Competitive
PurposeProvides increased opportunities for recovery for people whose lives are impacted by severe mental illness by helping them to overcome social isolation and increasing their connections to the community.
ActivityPersonal Helpers and Mentors Program
Delivery Area NSW AUSTRALIA
ApprovedPublishedStartEndBudget
10 Aug 201612 Oct 201811 Sep 201830 Jun 2019 2018-19
EACH
Aston  $522,213
Address BAYSWATER 3153 VIC AUSTRALIA ABN: 46197549317
Portfolio Social Services
Agency Department of Social Services
Program National Disability Insurance Scheme
Component Personal Helpers and Mentors
CategoryMental Health Closed Non-Competitive
PurposeProvides increased opportunities for recovery for people whose lives are impacted by severe mental illness by helping them to overcome social isolation and increasing their connections to the community.
ActivityPersonal Helpers and Mentors Program
Delivery Area VIC AUSTRALIA
ApprovedPublishedStartEndBudget
10 Aug 201607 Nov 201819 Oct 201830 Jun 2019 2018-19
THE RICHMOND FELLOWSHIP OF QUEENSLAND
Griffith  $533,514
Address ANNERLEY 4103 QLD AUSTRALIA ABN: 56009931800
Portfolio Social Services
Agency Department of Social Services
Program National Disability Insurance Scheme
Component Personal Helpers and Mentors
CategoryMental Health Closed Non-Competitive
PurposeProvides increased opportunities for recovery for people whose lives are impacted by severe mental illness by helping them to overcome social isolation and increasing their connections to the community.
ActivityPersonal Helpers and Mentors Program
Delivery Area QLD AUSTRALIA
ApprovedPublishedStartEndBudget
10 Aug 201607 Nov 201830 Sep 201830 Jun 2019 2018-19