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News update
3/10/2022

Victoria legislates single use plastics ban with exemptions for disability

The Victorian Government has passed regulations to ban plastic drinking straws, cutlery, and other single-use items. 
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News update
29/09/2022

New tender, research and scholarship opportunities for disability services and free voter education

Tender opportunity aims to divert young people with disability away from criminal justice system, scholarships for mental health workforce and Uni of Melbourne supporting social equity research through...
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Webinar

Information Sessions for WA Allied Health Practitioners on ACROD parking permits, Companion Card and Changing Places

NDS is pleased to offer information sessions for WA Allied Health Practitioners on ACROD parking permits, Companion Card and Changing Places
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News update
28/09/2022

Hurry! Nominations extended but closing soon for the NT Disability Inclusion Awards

Nominations have been extended to 12.00pm ACST Friday, 7 October. Submit your nomination today!
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News update
26/09/2022

Providing Feedback - Victorian Disability Inclusion Bill Exposure Draft

The Victorian Government is proposing major new legislation to frame disability inclusion. NDS encourages providers to attend our information session on the exposure draft of the Bill and provide feedback.
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Special Event

Commonwealth Games: How can people living with a disability contribute?

Disability services are invited to hear from the Hon Shaun Leane MP Minister for Commonwealth Games Legacy about the 2026 Commonwealth games which are to be held in Victoria and make suggestions on how...
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Scheduled Training

Nutrition Cooking Demonstrations

These cooking demonstrations are a wonderful opportunity for people with disability and the people who support them, our goal is to facilitate an engaging, fun, and educational demonstration with healthy...
The Hon. Don Punch (Minister for Disability Services), Marion Hailes Mac-Donald (Executive Director: Office of Disability), Bruce Langoulant AM, Joan McKenna Kerr (Chair NDS WA State Committee), and Mike Rowe (Director General Department of Communities)
News update
16/09/2022

Honours for Bruce Langoulant AM

This week, NDS together with the Department of Communities acknowledged Bruce Langoulant AM for his significant contribution to the WA disability sector.
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News update
16/09/2022

NDS partners with the McCusker Centre for Citizenship's Internship Program

The McCusker Centre for Citizenship has partnered with NDS to provide its internship program for disability service organisations in WA.
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News update
16/09/2022

Taskforce to oversee the transition of Activ Foundation's supported employee

A special taskforce has been formed to guide and oversee the transition of Activ Foundation's supported employees.