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News update
29/06/2022

NSW COVID-19 News flash: Exemption for vaccine boosters further extended to 6 September 2022

NSW Health has further extended the current exemption for COVID-19 booster shots for double vaccinated workers deemed essential to providing support.
News update
27/06/2022

Clarification on therapy supports: NDIS Pricing Arrangements and Limits

Further clarification has been provided around the listing of therapy supports in the 2022-2023 NDIS Pricing Arrangements and Price Limits.
News update
24/06/2022

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
24/06/2022

Registrations open for NSW CEO and Senior Leader Briefing

Registrations are open for disability senior leaders to join NDS CEO Laurie Leigh, NDIS Commissioner Tracy Mackey, and other senior leaders for a discussion of the hot issues facing the disability sector...
News update
23/06/2022

Analysis of NDIS 2022-2023 Pricing Arrangements and Limits

Some positive news and some areas that will require further examination, the Agency has released its NDIS Pricing Arrangements and Price Limits for 2022-23.
News update
23/06/2022

NDS welcomes new Australian Capital Territory Manager

NDS is delighted to announce that Jo Huxley will join our team as Territory Manager, ACT.
News update
22/06/2022

EOFY offer: Custom LMS for NDS members

Enjoy 20 percent off a custom learning management system (LMS) for the first year, with any new purchase of Workforce Essentials before 1 July 2022 by NDS members.
News update
21/06/2022

NSW Budget 2022-23: Spending aimed at supporting women and disaster recovery but little new for the disability sector

NSW 2022-23 Budget sees a focus on supporting communities to recover from COVID-19 and floods, health workforce issues, and supporting women but includes little aimed at people with disabilities.
News update
21/06/2022

Vic COVID-19 update: Visitor limits removed, face masks stay for disability sector

The Victorian Government announced more restrictions will be eased across the state under new COVID-19 pandemic orders, which come into effect from Saturday, 25 June.
News update
21/06/2022

Webinar with Chief Health Officer: Changes to mandatory vaccination policy

The Department of Communities will host a webinar regarding the recent changes to the mandatory vaccination policy.

Media releases

Media release
22/06/2022

Worth the Wait - A Welcome Recognition of Provider Costs

NDS has warmly welcomed the announcement of the NDIS Pricing Arrangements and Price Limits, including a 9 per cent increase in prices and an additional $514 million in funding for registered providers.
Media release
22/05/2022

Peak Disability Body calls on the ALP to Deliver on the NDIS Promise

NDS looks forward to working with the incoming Labor government to ensure that the NDIS fulfills the original promise of the scheme and addresses the many concerns that have been raised recently about...
Media release
17/05/2022

Statement on the closure of Activ Foundation worksites

National Disability Services has expressed concern at the news of the closure of Activ Foundation's work sites which will impact the employment of over 700 people with disability.  
Media release
19/04/2022

Peak body welcomes key commitments in ALP NDIS policy announcement

Peak disability body National Disability Services (NDS) welcomes the ALP disability package announced today, which largely addresses a number of policy commitments which NDS has called for through the...