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News update

NDIS Review releases two papers on key issues

The NDIS Review has released papers on pricing and payments and alternative commissioning for remote and First Nations Communities.
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News update

Reminder that Fair Work Legislation Amendment changes come in this week

We summarise the changes from the Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Secure Jobs Better Pay) Act 2022 that come into effect from Tuesday 6 June.
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New Disability and Social Services Act extends disability tenancy protections

Act extends Victorian disability and tenancy legislation to bolster the rights of people in SIL accommodation.
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Regulatory Impact statement for draft Social Service Regulations released

Feedback sought for new registration and reporting scheme for Victorian funded providers, with new standards and a single independent regulator.
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News update

Fair Work Commission announces 5.75 per cent wage increase

Fair Work Commission’s annual wage review declares wage increase to minimum wage earners and those on modern awards.
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CEO update

CEO Update: NDIS reform process gathers momentum

Update on the National Strategy for the Care and Support Economy, PACE rollout, NDIS Review, and Federal Budget. NDS launches National Awards, supports Voice.
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Media release

National Disability Services Statement of Support for the Voice to Parliament for First Nations peoples

NDS supports a Voice for First Nations People. NDS values diversity and inclusion and supports First Peoples right to have a say in matters that affect them.
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News update

NDS 2023 Disability at Work Conference program nears completion

Creating a Vision for Disability Employment, incorporating innovative good practice service provision, is the theme of our employment conference on 12 July.
Regulatory Burden Workshops, NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission, Hosted by NDS

NDS and the NDIS Commission join for workshops on regulatory burden

At one online and three in-person workshops around the country, providers will hear from the Commission, ask questions, and share their ideas.
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DSS updates sector and peak bodies on the DES star ratings review

Disability Employment Service providers have received revised star ratings up to the September 2022 quarter following a comprehensive review.
NSW in Focus, by Debbie Jaggers State Manager NSW

NSW in Focus by Debbie Jaggers, May 2023

First meeting with the new Minister for Disability Inclusion, nominations open for NSW Divisional Committee, and we launch the National Disability Awards.
WA in Focus, by Coralie Flatters State Manager WA

WA in Focus by Coralie Flatters, May 2023

We had plenty of food for thought at the Hot Topics Breakfast, continued advocating our Pre-budget Submission priorities raised key issues with government.
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News update

No new disability funding in Tasmanian Budget

The 2023–24 Budget sees continued funding for initiatives announced last year, but nothing in the way of new funding for the disability sector.
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News update

New animated videos about hospital stays released for service providers

Ready to Go Home videos for service providers and support workers break down the procedures for supporting participants’ visits to hospital.


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