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Blog
17/07/2024

Helpdesk Top Questions: July 2024

Our helpdesk was asked about high intensity supports, the Supported Employment Services Award, sprinkler systems for STA, and activity-based travel
Victoria in Focus by Sarah Fordyce, State Manager Vic
Blog
17/07/2024

Victoria in Focus by Sarah Fordyce, July 2024

As we consider the impact on disability services of the recent NDIA pricing decision, our latest workforce census gives us no comfort.
WA in Focus by Frances Buchanana, State Manager WA
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10/07/2024

WA in Focus by Frances Buchanan, July 2024

As the sector reels from the latest pricing decision, NDS keeps up our advocacy for WA members on NDIS reform and a host of core issues.
South Australian in Focus by Janine Lenigas, June 2024
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25/06/2024

South Australia in Focus by Janine Lenigas, June 2024

With governments landing their budgets and reforms high on the agenda, NDS stepped up our advocacy on the key issues for providers.
ACT in Focus by Jo Huxley, Territory Manager ACT
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20/06/2024

ACT in Focus by Jo Huxley, June 2024

As the financial year draws to a close, our advocacy stays focused on the financial viability of ACT providers and sector sustainability.
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Blog
14/06/2024

Helpdesk Top Questions: June 2024

Our helpdesk was asked about improving workplace culture, reclaiming costs of risk assessment, auditing services, and billing for Irregular SIL Supports
Queensland in Focus by Jason McKey, State Manager, QLD
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13/06/2024

Queensland in Focus by Jason McKey, June 2024

In the last month, we have been consulting with providers in the south-west and watching the federal NDIS legislation pass in the House of Reps.
Tasmania in Focus by Lizzie Castles, State Manager Tas
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12/06/2024

Tasmania in Focus by Lizzie Castles, June 2024

While still processing what we learnt at the state conference last month, we slipped into productive rounds of speaking to government and listening to members.
Victoria in Focus by Sarah Fordyce, State Manager Vic
Blog
11/06/2024

Victoria in Focus by Sarah Fordyce, June 2024

The Vic government holds off on new legislative change, an NDS report shows a sector churning through its workforce, and we'll see you at our Vic Conference.
NSW in Focus by Debbie Jaggers, State Manager NSW
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5/06/2024

NSW in Focus by Debbie Jaggers, June 2024

In our roundup, we highlight the urgent need for financial support for disability service provision, our work on health and safety and upcoming events.