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NDS's CEO and Senior Leaders Networking event

NDS is proud to bring together CEOs and Senior Leaders of South Australian disability organisations for networking and to meet the sponsor, HESTA, and the new NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commissioner,...

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...
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Defensible Documentation - Blended Learning In-house workshop

For those that need flexible training, the New Blended Defensible Documentation is an elearning module followed by a 90-minute live interactive workshop

Incident Reporting eLearning

Learn what scenarios a support worker, or their organisation, needs to report an incident to the NDIS Commission.

NDP's Workforce Virtual Conference

banner reads NDP's Workforce virtual conference 23 May 2022
Location: National (online)
Date: 23/05/2022

Last chance to register!

Register now for NDP’s Workforce Virtual Conference, 23 May (10am to 6pm AEST). This one-day virtual conference will focus on future-proofing the disability workforce.

There is no doubt that the NDIS presents one of the largest job creation opportunities in Australian history. According to an NDIS Workforce report by the Joint Standing Committee on the NDIS earlier this year, the NDIS workforce will need to grow by an additional 83,000 full time equivalent staff to support participants at the scheme’s projected peak.

In addition to the 83,000 new staff needed, 213,000 workers will be needed to replace those leaving the industry due to high turnover. In total 296,000 workers will be needed for the disability sector in the lead up to 2025.

But the numbers don’t speak to the full picture of what is required. It is difficult enough for the sector to attract and retain suitably skilled, qualified, resilient and valued workers, but how can this be achieved during a time already challenged by COVID-19 and the ‘great resignation’?

Don’t miss this opportunity to understand how you can help to deliver the disability sector workforce of the future.

Conference themes include:

  • Resilience and recognition
  • Retention 
  • Innovative workforce sourcing
  • Workforce diversity
  • Greater employment options for people with disability
  • Innovative supervision model
  • Training

NDP is proud to produce award-winning conferences.

Winner of the international vFairs Eventeer Awards in the Best Non-Profit Event category. 

Voted #1 for the best non-profit event Award 2021 Eventeer

Who Should Attend?

With a mix of theory and practice, strategic considerations and issues currently being faced by the disability workforce, the conference will be relevant to everyone working in the disability sector. 

Event Details

Date: Monday, 23 May 2022
Time: 9.55am AEST to 5.00pm AEST
Location: Online

Registration includes 30 days on-demand access to the entire conference platform.
Please note the NDIS Commission Update and Enhancing communication with staff sessions will not be available on-demand.

Trivia night

Relax and unwind after a full day of conference presentations with a free NDS hosted trivia night! The trivia night will take place online from 5.15pm to 6.00pm AEST.


  • Early bird NDS Members/Organisational Associates: $99 per person (GST included)
  • Standard rate NDS Members/Organisational Associates: $129 per person (GST included)
  • Early bird NDS Industry Supporter: $129 (GST included)
  • Standard rate NDS Industry Supporter: $149 (GST included)
  • Standard rate Non-member: $179 (GST included)
  • Early bird Non-member: $199 (GST included)

Early bird rate closes Monday, 2 May 2022 at 5pm AEST

Supporter Opportunities

If you are interested in supporting the virtual conference, find out about our sponsorship and exhibition opportunities by downloading the supporter kit [PDF | Accessible Word] or contact us for a more detailed discussion.

HESTA An Industry Super Fund

We would like to acknowledge our valued sponsor, HESTA for supporting this conference.

Contact information

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