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News update
29/05/2017

DSS Star Ratings for March 2017 released

The Department of Social Services has publicly released the March 2017 Star Ratings.
News update
29/05/2017

High performance work - Unlock worker potential and deliver more responsive services

NDS is creating a network of organisations experimenting with high performance ways of working. Network members will share information, tools and techniques.
News update
29/05/2017

Inviting nominations for WA Ministerial Advisory Committee on Disability

The Minister for Disability Services has invited interested people to nominate for membership of the WA Ministerial Advisory Council on Disability.
News update
29/05/2017

Supported employer input sought on BSWAT Payment Scheme communications

DSS is seeking feedback from supported employment providers on the recent communications about the BSWAT Payment Scheme.
News update
25/05/2017

NDS clarifies queries on NDIS Support Coordination

In response to member concerns, NDS has recently clarified a number of queries regarding Support Coordination with the NDIA.
News update
25/05/2017

Victorian government seeks to strengthen legal protections for people with disability

The Victorian government is seeking to amend the Disability Act to strengthen protections for people with a disability.
Opinion piece
24/05/2017

Better late than never - Marketing under the NDIS

Jen Sharpe, Managing Director of Think HQ, shares her top five tips for marketing under the NDIS.
Blog
24/05/2017

David's Dissertation - May 2017

This month, NDS Tasmanian State Manager David Clements looks at survey results from NDS members who provide block-funded supported accommodation in Tasmania.
News update
24/05/2017

JobsABILITY on the national stage

JobsABILITY featured at the national Disability at Work Conference earlier this month, with positive feedback from both open and supported employment providers.
News update
24/05/2017

NDP celebrates volunteers with complimentary membership for NDP group subscribers

In celebration of National Volunteer Week, National Disability Practitioners (NDP) is launching a new membership category for volunteers in the sector.

Media releases

Media release
26/05/2017

Speed must not compromise quality of NDIS in Queensland

NDS welcomes a decision from the Commonwealth and Queensland governments that sees hundreds of Queenslanders with disability gain early access to the NDIS.
Media release
25/05/2017

Collaborative new approach for Autism launched by government

Assistant Minister for Social Services and Disability Services Jane Prentice has announced a collaborative approach to better support people with Autism.
Media release
9/05/2017

Funding the NDIS through the Medicare Levy adds certainty

NDS welcomes the Federal Government’s decision to fully fund its share of the NDIS by increasing the Medicare Levy.