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Regional and Remote Conference 2023 14 March 2023 Darwin Convention Centre
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Paper submissions close Friday for NDS’s Regional and Remote Conference

Share your story or solution with the conference by submitting your paper by close of business Friday.
Disability Hot Topics Breakfast 14 March 2023 Darwin Convention Centre
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Registrations are now open for NDS’s Disability Hot Topics Breakfast in Darwin

We invite members to the NDS Disability Hot Topics Breakfast in NT on Tuesday 14 March to network the big issues affecting the sector.
Victoria in Focus, by Sarah Fordyce State Manager Vic

Victoria in Focus by Sarah Fordyce, February 2023

With the holiday season over, we hope Victorian NDS members are refreshed and ready for a new year of challenges and opportunities.
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NDS Helpdesk Top 5: February 2023

The NDS Helpdesk team’s top five enquiries this month includes questions on vaccination requirements, participant transport and responding to abuse.
Regional and Remote Conference 2023
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Early bird registrations are open for NDS’s Regional and Remote Conference

Our one-day conference for disability service providers to discuss remote and regional issues will be held in Darwin on 14 March.
Disability Hot Topics Breakfast, 21 February 2023
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Registrations are open for NDS's Disability Hot Topics Breakfast in Adelaide

We invite members to our annual SA Disability Hot Topics Breakfast on 21 February to network the big issues affecting the sector.
A message from NDS CEO, Laurie Leigh
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CEO Update: Workforce and employment lead the agenda for a big 2023

Latest news on NDS workforce and employment advocacy, the upcoming DRC hearing, and reports from the NDIS Commission and Productivity Commission.
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Providers banned following NDIS fraud taskforce investigation

New taskforce looking for falsified and fraudulent claims leads to ban by NDIS Commission.
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Members’ feedback sought on proposed DES Quality Framework

To walk you through the framework and get your feedback, NDS is holding a webinar; plus the latest on other employment reviews.
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Queensland in Focus by Jason McKey, January 2023

This month we focus on workforce shortages in regional and remote Queensland, with providers invited to contribute to a special conference.
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Flood-affected Kimberley providers get relief for power and water

Charges waived for Fitzroy Crossing and Camballin, while flood-affected customers elsewhere also get relief.
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Have your say in South Australia's first Autism Strategy

Online consultation with NDS providers will feed into the co-design of the strategy.
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NDS calls for papers for our 2023 Regional and Remote Conference

To shape the conference program, NDS invites your presentations, poster and video submissions, and stories of best practice.
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NDS makes Victorian pre-budget submission 2023-24

NDS calls for funded initiatives, so the Victorian disability sector will thrive in the face of challenges in this budget period and beyond.


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