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DES May Performance Report Webinar

NDS has conducted a detailed analysis of the performance report for May 2022 and is planning to deliver a Queensland-wide webinar to examine and discuss the results.
News update

Changes announced to NDIS Pricing for employment supports include significant indexation

Employment service providers are advised that the NDIA has increased NDIS prices and price limits by almost 9 per cent to take effect from 1 July 2022.
News update

Disability at Work Summit - last chance to register email

Last chance to register for NDS’s Disability at Work Summit on 22 June 2022. We don’t want you to miss out on the early-bird rate, so we have extended it right up until midnight, 21June AEST.
News update

Transition plan for Activ-supported workers with disability

The Australian Government has announced funding up to $7.8 million to Western Australia disability employment provider, Activ Foundation, to keep its large-scale industrial work sites open for another...
News update

Extension of WA Enterprise Training Program Attendance Subsidy

Now there is more support to build the capability of your existing WA workforce with the extension of the Enterprise Training Program and Priority Industry Training Attendance Subsidy until 2023.
Sector Meeting

In-Home Supports Providers Community of Practice

In-Home Support Providers are invited to attend these one-hour meetings to hear relevant updates, discuss issues of concern and hear how others are responding to emerging issues.
News update

Advocate and union parties lodge submissions to Fair Work Commission in response to the SES Award Review

Submissions were also lodged by two Supported Wage System Assessors, two support workers, and a supported employee.
News update

Working group to deliver employment options for Activ supported employees

NDS is working with WA providers to ensure a range of options for Activ supported employees facing redundancy.
In the media

ABC News: Funding changes to NDIS behind closure of Activ worksites as families left 'devastated' by decision

Funding changes to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) have forced WA's largest disability services provider to close its industrial worksites, according to its chief executive. 
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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.