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20/05/2022

Vic COVID-19 update: Disability guidance released

DFFH releases updated guidance for management of COVID-19 in disability settings.
News update
20/05/2022

Royal Commission presses Chair of Board on former CEO’s conduct

On the final hearing day, evidence continued from Afford’s recently-appointed CEO and the Chair of its Board.
CEO update
20/05/2022

Time for Government Action on Supported Employment

The closure of Activ worksites in WA leaving more than 700 people with disability facing redundancy has come as a shock and has caused great concern to many service providers across Australia.
News update
19/05/2022

Royal Commission hears of organisational change from CEO and Chair

Most of the evidence given today by Afford’s CEO and Chair of its Board. Questions focussed on governance, use of revenue, training and site visits.
News update
19/05/2022

Last chance to register for NDP’s Workforce Virtual Conference! 

Don’t miss this opportunity to understand how you can help to deliver the disability sector workforce of the future. 
CEO update
19/05/2022

Federal Election – It’s Your Decision

With support from NDS members across the country, the Teamwork Works campaign has played a crucial role in getting the NDIS to the top of the election agenda. 
Blog
18/05/2022

Helpdesk Top 5: April 2022

Do you have a question that is outside the box? Why not ask the NDS Helpdesk! Read on to find out the answers NDIS challenges facing providers this month.
News update
18/05/2022

Royal Commission hears of organisation’s focus on finances and growth

Evidence was given by two former employees of Afford who had worked at the Mount Druitt day centre, which is the focus of the case study.
News update
18/05/2022

Register now for the Disability at Work Summit 2022 – Shaping our Future

This one-day virtual event will examine innovative ways to inspire and engage people with disability in employment opportunities in a fast-evolving environment.
Media release
17/05/2022

Statement on the closure of Activ Foundation worksites

National Disability Services has expressed concern at the news of the closure of Activ Foundation's work sites which will impact the employment of over 700 people with disability.  
News update
16/05/2022

Royal Commission hears from parents of victims of abuse

The Royal Commission began its fourth disability provider case study hearing, focusing on provider Afford and the operation of its day programs in Western Sydney between 2018 and 2021.
Blog
16/05/2022

Victoria in Focus by Sarah Fordyce, State Manager Vic

While COVID-19 remains a dominant factor in all our lives, the removal of restrictions in most settings signals the beginning of living with COVID as an endemic virus.
News update
12/05/2022

NDS welcomes WA State Budget for 2022-2023

NDS welcomes the WA State budget, which reveals a range of measures that aim to provide much-needed support for students with disability, mental health initiatives, and measures to protect the NDIS.

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