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News update

Vic COVID-19 update: Disability guidance released

DFFH releases updated guidance for management of COVID-19 in disability settings.
News update

Royal Commission presses Chair of Board on former CEO’s conduct

On the final hearing day, evidence continued from Afford’s recently-appointed CEO and the Chair of its Board.
News update

Royal Commission hears of organisational change from CEO and Chair

Most of the evidence given today by Afford’s CEO and Chair of its Board. Questions focussed on governance, use of revenue, training and site visits.
NDS Member Meeting

NDS's CEO and Senior Leaders Networking event

NDS is proud to bring together CEOs and Senior Leaders of South Australian disability organisations for networking and to meet the sponsor, HESTA, and the new NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commissioner,...
News update

Royal Commission hears of organisation’s focus on finances and growth

Evidence was given by two former employees of Afford who had worked at the Mount Druitt day centre, which is the focus of the case study.
Media release

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.  
News update

Royal Commission hears from parents of victims of abuse

The Royal Commission began its fourth disability provider case study hearing, focusing on provider Afford and the operation of its day programs in Western Sydney between 2018 and 2021.
Online Event

Quality Officer/Manager Workshops

This workshop, offered across two days, is designed for new Quality Officers and Managers to get them quickly up to speed. This workshop addresses the relevant NDIS Workforce Capabilities.
Sector Meeting

National Disability Employment Services (DES) Members’ Meeting

NDS invites members who are Disability Employment Services (DES) providers to attend National DES Members' Meetings
Sector Meeting

NDS OHS Advisory Group

NDS OHS Advisory Group meetings are open to NDS members and associates interested in occupational health and safety issues and solutions in the disability sector.