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News update

NDS joins calls for accessible housing standards in NSW and WA

State governments’ failure to sign up to basic design standards for new homes discriminates against people with disability.
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News update

Closure of 3G mobile network could affect participants in emergencies

Shutdown of 3G network on 31 August is a chance to talk emergency preparedness with participants.
Victoria in Focus by Sarah Fordyce, State Manager Vic

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.
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Disability at Work Conference 2024

National Disability Services (NDS) calls on employment service providers and other professional employment specialists, to help shape and drive the program for NDS's Disability at Work Conference.
National Disability Awards 2024 - Nominations are open!
News update

Nominations are open for the 2024 National Disability Awards

Do you know an outstanding individual, team or organisation supporting people with disability to achieve their goals?
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Online Event

Tasmanian Disability Inclusion and Safeguards Bill - 2024 - Have your questions answered

 Have you got questions about the Tasmania Disability Inclusion and Safeguards Bill? Come along to have you questions answered by the Department of Premier and Cabinet (DPaC)
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Special Event

Disability Employment - Opportunities in Northern Tasmania

Employers, job seekers, and supporters are invited to hear from locals about the benefits of a diverse workforce for their businesses.
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Sector Meeting

SA Quality and Safeguards Network Meeting

We hope you can join us for the next Quality and Safeguards Network meeting.
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News update

Breaking News: No new funding for disability services or sector transformation in ACT budget

A budget that prioritises health, housing and cost of living has no new on-the-ground funding for disability services but funds a new Disability Reform Taskforc
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Online Event

NDS Allied health information session: ACROD Parking and Companion Card

National Disability Services in WA administers the ACROD Parking Program and the Companion Card Program on behalf of the WA State Government.