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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.
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Media release
9/08/2022

New report shows critical need for allied health workers, as wait lists grow across the country

A new report has revealed alarming shortages and increasing staff turnover rates of allied health workers across the country, which could put people with disability at risk.
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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.
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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...
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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.  
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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...
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Media release
13/04/2022

Reform is needed, but supported employment provides significant benefits to people with disability

NDS CEO today appeared at the hearing of the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability, and provided evidence on the topic of supported employment.
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Media release
30/03/2022

Federal Budget ongoing commitment to NDIS welcome, but more needed for pandemic costs

NDS welcomes the Federal Government's commitment to ongoing funding for the NDIS in the 2022-23 Federal Budget, however recent research has shown funding at current levels is insufficient.
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Media release
22/02/2022

"Reform must not be rushed": Peak body comments ahead of Disability Royal Commission

NDS is raising concerns that the government is rushing critical sector reform, ahead of the Disability Royal Commission's examination of Disability Employment Services this week.