Education spokeswoman Tanya Plibersek says funding for students with disabilities has not matched the increasing need for financial support in recent years.
Pressure is building on the Federal Government to establish an inquiry into abuse within the disability sector, with the Parliament set to support a motion from the Senate, but it remains unclear if it will act upon calls to establish a royal commission.
Question Time was unusually extended to over two hours on Thursday, in what the Opposition described as a tactic by the Coalition to escape the second vote on the floor of the House of Representatives in a week.
The Morrison Government is attempting to turn Labor's support for the medevac legislation into a mini "Tampa" crisis, while stalling the push for another royal commission, writes Michelle Grattan.
Facing the prospect of losing another vote in the House of Representatives, the Federal Government opts for parliamentary tactics to run down the clock.
Career changers from Newcastle are finding fulfilling work in the disability sector that is predicted to see a labour shortfall of 75,000 by 2022.
A champion Paralympian had to slide down two flights of stairs on her bottom at a cinema. Now she is calling on businesses to make disability access a priority.
With more than 110 people taking up hospital beds in South Australia while waiting for their NDIS plans, there are calls for the Federal Government to foot the bill for the delays.