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News update
30/11/2021

Hurry! Last chance to register for the 2021 CEOs’ Meeting

Hurry! This is your last chance to register for the 2021 CEOs’ Meeting, 7 and 8 December.
Blog
29/11/2021

Sarah's Soundbite: November 2021

As Victoria opens and many restrictions have been lifted, people with a disability and service providers continue to face considerable challenges as we move to ‘living with COVID-19'.
News update
29/11/2021

Makers and shakers: Policies to shape the future

This years' CEOs' Meeting on 7 and 8 December presents an extraordinary line-up of speakers, from disability's leading decision-makers and world-class thinkers, to innovators, and challengers.
News update
26/11/2021

RC examines NDIA and DSS employment policies

Questions went to how current and future strategies may address attitudinal, organisational and structural barriers.
News update
26/11/2021

WA COVID-19 Vaccine community funding program

The WA Government has announced a COVID-19 Vaccine Community Funding Program established to increase vaccinations in priority groups.
News update
25/11/2021

RC probes employers on workplace adjustments and culture

 Witnesses were questioned on disability targets, myths around risk and regulatory powers.
News update
24/11/2021

Mind the gap!: A critique of the NDIA Disability Support Worker Cost Model

To support our submission on the NDIA's 2021-22 Annual Pricing Review, NDS engaged a consultant to critique the Disability Support Worker Cost Model (DSWCM).
News update
23/11/2021

RC interrogates public and private sector employers on disability employment

Witnesses were asked what they were doing to improve the percentage of people with disability among their staff.
News update
22/11/2021

ACT Face mask requirements continue in high-risk settings

The requirement for people to wear face masks in high-risk settings remains an important measure to suppress COVID-19 and respond to outbreaks.
News update
22/11/2021

Early-bird registration extended for CEOs’ Meeting 2021!

Early-bird registrations extended! Take your leadership to the next level – register for the NDS’s CEOs’ Meeting 2021 now!

Media releases

Media release
11/11/2021

Unauthorised restrictive practices: interpreting the data

Oversimplifying this complex issue is unhelpful for people with disability and those who support them.
Media release
4/11/2021

New Modelling Shows $52 Billion Benefit of NDIS. Sector Launches Election Campaign to Warn of Impact of Scheme Cuts

The National Disability Insurance Scheme is delivering $2.25 to the Australian economy for every dollar being spent, according to new modelling released today, in a landmark report titled False Economy.
Media release
30/06/2021

'Rightfully anxious': Decision on mandatory vax for aged care workers must extend to disability

The Government must consider making the COVID-19 vaccinations mandatory for people working within the disability sector off the back of the recent decision to do so for residential aged care workers.
Media release
11/05/2021

2021 Federal budget: An NDIS cost blowout or just natural growth as planned?

NDS is calling for all political parties to 'drop the politics' after it was revealed the NDIS scheme’s recent blowout saga was consistent with forecasted scheme growth.