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Webinar
25/11/2021
Webinar

Mandatory Vaccination - Your IR/HR questions answered

This session will provide providers the opportunity to seek clarification and get their questions answered on a range of challenges surrounding mandatory vaccination from an IR/HR perspective.
Sector Meeting
17/11/2021
Sector Meeting

Consultation on Disability Services Act Review

Communities Tasmania is currently reviewing the Disability Services Act 2011
Sector Meeting
16/08/2021
Sector Meeting

NSW COVID-19 Response: Senior Leader meeting

NDS invites senior leaders to our next COVID-19 Response discussion meeting.

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NSW Budget 2021-22: A continued focus on recovery

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Health and Safety Representatives Community of Practice

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Location: Victoria (online)
Date: 1/12/2021

NDS, in partnership with WorkSafe Victoria, is running a Community of Practice (CoP) for Health and Safety Representatives at disability service organisations.

This CoP is meeting monthly to discuss issues and concerns, and share strategies to assist disability services transition to, and operate in, the COVID normal environment.

CoPs bring people together and provide opportunities to support one another and leverage each other's knowledge and skills.

By facilitating a Disability HSR CoP we aim to

  1. Foster peer support across the disability sector
  2. Provide a forum of sharing of good practice, knowledge and resources
  3. Identify shared issues of concern, and discuss and consider strategies to address these issues
  4. Identify issues that NDS and Worksafe may raise in its representation to Government and the NDIA
  5. Identify opportunities for Worksafe to collaborate with the sector in support of the health and safety of its workers

Event details

DateTimeLocationRegistration
Wednesday, 27 October 2:30pm to 3:30pm Online Zoom meeting Register now
Wednesday, 1 December 2:00pm to 3:00pm Online Zoom meeting Register now

Contact information

For any enquiries, please contact Eugene Liston, Project Coordinator, 0409 859 479, submit enquiry/feedback


The CoP aligns with NDS’s Safer and Stronger project which aims to provide practical information, guidance, support and active intervention to Victorian disability service providers. The Safer and Stronger project will focus on Infection Control and Business Continuity to enable services to effectively respond to COVID-19 and emerge as stronger organisations delivering safe and high-quality services to people with disability.