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News update

More than 600 attend International Day of People with Disability Lunch

On Friday 1 December, more than 600 people attended the annual NDS WA Lunch in Celebration of International Day of People with Disability.
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Media release

NDIS Review Findings Welcome, Urgent Action Needed on Independent Pricing

The review recommends many positive steps, but the sector's current financial challenges cannot be ignored for effective implementation and lasting changes.
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News update

Victoria Police seeks contributions for their accessibility plan

To better support people with disability, Victoria Police are developing their next Accessibility Action Plan and calling for public submissions.
WA in Focus by Graeme West, Acting State Manager WA

WA in Focus by Graeme West, November 2023

This month in WA, the disability sector prepares for change from the DRC Report and the NDIS Review while coping with a tightening economy.
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News update

DSS announces three grants for supported employment

As part of federal budget measures, the grants target employment services for people with high support needs.
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News update

CEO Update: NDIS Review to map out the way forward

Looking ahead to the NDIS Review report, a government DRC consultation, and developments in workforce, quality and safety compliance, and disability employment.
Queensland in Focus by Jason McKey State Manager QLD

Queensland in Focus by Jason McKey, November 2023

This month, we recognise Choice, Passion, Life’s 50-year milestone with NDS, and travel around the regions to listen to your issues.
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News update

Deadline for NDIS Group-based supports to transition to new pricing fast approaching

By 31 December, providers who deliver group-based social and community participation supports as core supports must transition to new pricing.
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NDS Member Exclusive Webinar: Levelling the Playing Field

NDS discusses our new policy position ‘Provider Oversight, Accountability and Enablers’.
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Maximising use of the CHAP, a Comprehensive Annual Health Assessment Program: A Guide for the Disability Sector

A guide for the disability sector to maximise implementation of the CHAP tool with people with an intellectual disability
NDS COVID-19 News Update
News update

Victorian COVID-19 Update: As risk increases, providers should boost their management plans

To address rising cases of COVID-19, providers can access free RATS, a communication stakeholder kit and review their risk management.
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News update

NDS members vote Yes for expanded membership

At NDS’s Annual General Meeting on 24 November, members voted for a strong, united voice for disability service providers.
NDS Membership Recognition Awards 2023
News update

NDS announces our 2023 Membership Recognition Awards

NDS celebrates 23 valued members who have 20, 30 and 50 years of continued membership.


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