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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.
Sector Meeting

Disability interface meetings

NDS is hosting an interface meeting for Tasmanian providers with the Department of Communities, other relevant government departments and 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
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
21/06/2022

WA COVID-19 update: More free rapid tests for people with disability and disability support workers

The Western Australian Government is providing 20 free rapid antigen tests (RATs) per person for people with disability and for disability support workers.
News update
20/06/2022

Information transfer solutions for hospital admission and discharge transitions

North metro-based services providing home and living supports are invited to an event to develop an information transfer solution for hospital admissions and discharges for people with disability.
News update
20/06/2022

Transition plan for Activ-supported workers with disability

The Australian Government has announced funding up to $7.8 million to Western Australia disability employment provider, Activ Foundation, to keep its large-scale industrial work sites open for another...
News update
16/06/2022

NT COVID-19 update: Public Health Emergency Declaration has ended

Northern Territory’s Public Health Emergency Declaration ceased at midnight on 15 June 2022. Vaccination is now strongly recommended for disability workers but not required. Other restrictions remain.
Sector Meeting

Disability interface meetings

NDS is hosting an interface meeting for Tasmanian providers with the Department of Communities, other relevant government departments and the disability sector.