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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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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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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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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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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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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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"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.
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Peak body for disability providers calls on the Federal Government to recognise value of NDIS – not just the cost

NDS is dismayed with misleading claims in the MYEFO about the National Disability Insurance Scheme’s impact on the Federal Budget.
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Shocking new data shows the disability sector is frustrated, distressed and pessimistic

"It’s been a difficult year for disability service providers and most expect 2022 to be worse": Shocking new data shows the disability sector is frustrated, distressed and pessimistic.
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Unauthorised restrictive practices: interpreting the data

Oversimplifying this complex issue is unhelpful for people with disability and those who support them.