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Disability Hot Topics Breakfast, 21 February 2023
News update
30/01/2023

Registrations are open for NDS's Disability Hot Topics Breakfast in Adelaide

We invite members to our annual SA Disability Hot Topics Breakfast on 21 February to network the big issues affecting the sector.
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News update
24/01/2023

Providers banned following NDIS fraud taskforce investigation

New taskforce looking for falsified and fraudulent claims leads to ban by NDIS Commission.
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News update
24/01/2023

Members’ feedback sought on proposed DES Quality Framework

To walk you through the framework and get your feedback, NDS is holding a webinar; plus the latest on other employment reviews.
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Blog
24/01/2023

Queensland in Focus by Jason McKey, January 2023

This month we focus on workforce shortages in regional and remote Queensland, with providers invited to contribute to a special conference.
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News update
23/01/2023

Flood-affected Kimberley providers get relief for power and water

Charges waived for Fitzroy Crossing and Camballin, while flood-affected customers elsewhere also get relief.
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News update
20/01/2023

Have your say in South Australia's first Autism Strategy

Online consultation with NDS providers will feed into the co-design of the strategy.
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News update
20/01/2023

NDS calls for papers for our 2023 Regional and Remote Conference

To shape the conference program, NDS invites your presentations, poster and video submissions, and stories of best practice.
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News update
19/01/2023

NDS makes Victorian pre-budget submission 2023-24

NDS calls for funded initiatives, so the Victorian disability sector will thrive in the face of challenges in this budget period and beyond.
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News update
19/01/2023

Victorian providers are advised to hold off getting accredited bus number plates

An exemption for disability service providers is being explored by Safe Transport Victoria.
Royal Commission Update
News update
19/01/2023

The Disability Royal Commission reports on Disability Employment Services case

DES provider found to have failed participant with ADHD.

Media releases

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Media release
28/11/2022

State of the Disability Sector survey – growing number of providers predicting losses, looking to NDIS Review for improved conditions

NDS’s 2022 survey has revealed a concerning economic outlook for the nation's disability sector, however providers were more optimistic on NDIS reforms.
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Media release
18/10/2022

“Time to get it right”: Peak body and sector reacts to NDIS Review announcement

Off the back of the NDIS Review announced today, peak body National Disability Services (NDS) says it’s time to get the NDIS right and overhaul how it works.  
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Media release
26/09/2022

NDS welcomes new leadership of the National Disability Insurance Agency

NDS welcomes the new leadership of the National Disability Insurance Agency announced today by the Minister for the NDIS, Bill Shorten.
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Media release
10/08/2022

New job platform to address low employment rates of people with disability

An innovative online job-matching platform that aims to link jobseekers with disability and progressive employers has been launched by Disability Services Minister Hon. Don Punch MLA.