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NDP's Workforce Virtual Conference

Register now for NDP’s Workforce Virtual Conference. This one-day virtual conference will focus on future-proofing the disability workforce. How are we going to attract, maintain and future-proof...

Enhancing employment opportunities for people with disabilities

Despite her parents being told she would never walk, crawl or live past her teenage years, Karni Liddell broke her first World Record at the age of 14. She went on to win Paralympic medals at every...
Sector Meeting

National Disability Employment Services (DES) Members’ Meeting

NDS invites members who are Disability Employment Services (DES) providers to attend National DES Members' Meetings
News update

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.
News update

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

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.
Media release

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

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.
News update

Full program released 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.
News update

New funding to support NDIS providers in WA to build workforce capacity

$3 million in small grants will be available for existing NDIS registered disability service providers across Western Australia via the Disability Workforce Development and Retention Fund.