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News update
6/12/2019

WA Disability Support Awards 2020 nominations open, and Nomination Masterclasses available

Nominations for the WA Disability Support Awards 2020 have now opened! NDS is offering two Nomination Masterclass workshops to support your nomination process.
News update
6/12/2019

Royal Commission looks at research, experiences and the UN Convention

The final day of the Melbourne hearing continued to explore group homes through the lens of individual experiences, research and the UN Convention.
News update
5/12/2019

Joint Standing Committee makes recommendations to improve planning

An important interim report on planning has been released by the Joint Standing Committee on the NDIS, flagging issues that require urgent attention.
News update
5/12/2019

Royal Commission continues to explore the suitability of group homes

During the fourth day of the Melbourne hearings, the Commission continued to explore the suitability of group homes.
News update
4/12/2019

NDS welcomes online platform for ACT community to get more inclusive and INVOLVED

NDS welcomes the launch of the new INVOLVED website and the capacity it provides for the Canberra community to show their commitment to being more inclusive.
News update
4/12/2019

Royal Commission considers incident reporting, required skills and suitability of group homes

During day three of the hearings, the Commission heard about incident reporting, and the effectiveness of the group homes model and its relationship with abuse.
News update
3/12/2019

Celebrating International Day of People with Disability 2019

NDS wishes you a happy International Day of People with Disability, recognising and celebrating the contributions of people with disability in Australia and around the world.
News update
3/12/2019

State Government plan to lift WA public sector employment rates of people with disability

The McGowan Government has announced an Action Plan that sets a five per cent employment target of people with disability in the public sector by 2025.
News update
3/12/2019

Royal Commission turns to policy frameworks and implications in group homes

Day two of the Melbourne hearing focused on the theoretical frameworks surrounding group homes, as well as monitoring of their operation.
News update
3/12/2019

NDS celebrates International Day of People with Disability in WA

NDS celebrated International Day of People with Disability in WA by hosting 600 West Australians at a sold-out lunch at Optus Stadium today.
News update
2/12/2019

New Senate Inquiry into autism

Last week, the Senate resolved to establish a Select Committee on Autism to inquire into the services, supports and life outcomes for people living with autism.
News update
2/12/2019

Royal Commission hears of abuse in group homes in Victoria

On the first day of the Melbourne hearing, the Commission heard of the experiences of four people who are living or had lived in Victorian group homes.

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