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News update
20/09/2019

Queensland State Committee Chair and Vice Chair 2019-20 elected

NDS welcomes the Queensland State Committee Chair and Vice Chair for 2019-20.
News update
18/09/2019

NDIS Commission website updates

The NDIS Commission has been updating content on its website since its expansion to the NT, Victoria, Queensland, Tasmania and the ACT in July 2019.
News update
18/09/2019

What matters most: NDS WA Conference wraps up for 2019

The NDS WA Conference was held in Perth this week. 530 delegates from the disability services sector, not-for-profit sector and government attended.
News update
17/09/2019

Royal Commission gives notice about forthcoming requests for information

The letter provides provisional definitions and lists the type of information likely to be of interest to the Commission.
News update
16/09/2019

Changes to reporting of unauthorised routine chemical and routine environmental restrictive practices

NDS welcomes changes just announced by the NDIS Commission to reporting obligations in respect of the unauthorised use of restrictive practices.
News update
16/09/2019

Hearing themes set, letters sent: The Royal Commission First Hearing

Education and learning, and homes and living will be the focus of the Royal Commission in further hearings, which will occur before the end of the year.
News update
12/09/2019

Board Election and AGM Schedule 2019

In accordance with Article 5 of the Constitution of National Disability Services and By-Law No 1, the 2019 election of the Board is by secret postal ballot.
News update
12/09/2019

Federal Court decision confirms personal/carer’s leave provisions in National Employment Standards

The Federal Court has made a recent decision dealing with the method of accruing and taking paid personal/carer’s leave for the purposes of the NES.
News update
12/09/2019

WA Government seeks expressions of interest for Supporting Communities Forum membership

The Supporting Communities Forum maximises opportunities to deliver high-quality services in WA. The Government is seeking expressions of interest for 2020-21.
News update
11/09/2019

NDS CEOs’ Meeting: Registrations now open!

Registrations are now open for our flagship event, the CEOs’ Meeting! This year's event will feature a refreshed program based on your feedback.

Media releases

Media release
6/09/2019

Outrageous decision by NDIA pits participants against providers

David Moody, Acting CEO of NDS, has been informed by the NDIA that it is reneging on earlier advice about NDIS participant funding.
Media release
21/08/2019

NDS welcomes more support for carers

NDS has welcomed the announcement by Senator Anne Ruston for increased support for carers.
Media release
11/07/2019

Peak body welcomes reduced wait times for NDIS supports for children

NDS welcomes an October deadline from the Government to implement a reduced wait time for children accessing early intervention supports through NDIS.