Transfer of accommodation means more choice not less
4 December 2013
NDS WA believes that the move to transfer disability accommodation services, previously run by the DSC, will lead to increased choice for people with disability; and is not the tragedy being portrayed by today's rally at parliament house.
National Injury Insurance Scheme a high priority, says peak body
8 November 2013
NDS WA has urged the WA State Government to fully fund a no fault motor vehicle accident insurance scheme and provide a timetable for full implementation of a National Injury Insurance Scheme (NIIS) in the 2014-15 WA State Budget.
WA State Government urged to prioritise growing needs of people with disability
1 November 2013
National Disability Services (NDS WA) has called for the WA State Government to prioritise the growing needs of people with disability in the 2014-15 State Budget during today.
- Media Release - WA State Government urged to prioritise growing needs of people with disability [103.80 KB]
NDS WA 2014-15 State Budget Pre-Budget Submission
1 November 2013
NDS WA's 2014-15 Pre-Budget submission focuses on delivering outcome priorities articulated in the National Disability Strategy 2010-2020.
NDS WA supports transfer of accommodation services for people with disability
11 October 2013
NDS WA welcomes the announcement today by the Minister for Disability Services to contract at least 60% of accommodation services currently provided by the Disability Services Commission to non-government disability sector organisations.
- Media Release 11.10.13 [101.46 KB]
- Media Release 11.10.13 accessible [35.84 KB]
NDS WA Annual Report 2013
17 September 2013
Overview of the activities and achievements of NDS WA for 2012/13
- Annual Report 2013 [3.59 MB]
- Annual Report 2013 [54.44 KB]
Media Release: State Budget brings praise and disappointment from disability sector
8 August 2013
National Disability Services WA today welcomed the 10.8% increase in spending on disability services announced in the 2013 State Budget.
- Media Release 8.8.2013 State Budget [120.33 KB]
- Media Release 8.8.2013 State Budget [43.01 KB]
Media Release: State funding a great outcome for WA ACROD Parking Permit Holders
8 August 2013
NDS WA welcomes and supports the State Governments' announcement to fund the administration fee of over 67,000 West Australian ACROD parking permits, as part of a four year $3.7 million State Government commitment, at today's State Budget.
- Media Release 8.8.2013 [146.02 KB]
- Media Release 8.8.2013 [46.08 KB]
Aboriginal Engagement and Employment Scoping Project Report
19 April 2013
The report highlights a significantly higher rate of disability among Aboriginal people and proposes an initiative that aims to address the barriers for Aboriginal people with disability in accessing existing vital programs and services.
- Aboriginal Engagement and Employment [1.05 MB]
- Aboriginal Engagement and Employment [250.37 KB]
WA Letter to the Editor – 'Blind Girl has cane seized at the Big Day Out'
30 January 2013
NDS WA has written a letter to the Editor after an article in The West Australian Newspaper 'Blind Girl has cane seized' on 30 January. A second article in The West Australian on 31 January claims a second teen with cerebral palsy was turned away.
- Letter to the Editor [303.28 KB]
- Letter to the Editor [16.15 KB]