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News update
2/07/2020

WA disability providers access to free support worker training

A free online support worker induction program is now available for small-medium disability service providers.
News update
26/06/2020

ANAO releases report on audit of DSS administration of DES agreements

The Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) has released a report on its audit of the Department of Social Services’ (DSS) administration of agreements with Disability Employment Services (DES).
News update
15/06/2020

Final Call for Papers – Disability at Work and Workability International Virtual Conference

The deadline for submission of abstracts for the "Disability employment in a digital world" virtual conference is 30 June 2020.
News update
12/06/2020

NDS Submission: 2020 Disability Employment Services Review

NDS has provided a comprehensive submission to the consultants engaged by the Department of Social Services to conduct a review of the Disability Employment Services program.
News update
11/06/2020

NDIS Commission provides advice on worker screening checks for employees with disability

The NDIS Commission has confirmed that supported employees of Disability Enterprises do not generally require worker screening checks.
News update
5/06/2020

Seeking member feedback on Aged Care Worker Regulation Scheme

The Department of Health has released a new consultation paper to inform a future scheme for regulating aged care workers
News update
2/06/2020

Member feedback sought on review of DES program

DSS has engaged the Boston Consulting Group to conduct a review of the Disability Employment Services program.
News update
22/05/2020

Federal Court confirms principles identified in 2018 casual worker decision

The recent Federal Court Workpac V Rossato decision has confirmed the principles of the Workpac v Skene decision in 2018.


News update
14/05/2020

Government releases Temporary Viability Support grant opportunity for Disability Enterprises

The Australian Government has released a closed Temporary Viability Support (TVS) grant opportunity of $27.5 million for Disability Enterprises.
Conference

NDS: Your Essential Briefing - Virtual Event

This year our annual national seminar, Your Essential Briefing, will be held as a virtual event on Wednesday, 26 August 2020.