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3/07/2020

WA COVID-19 updates and resources released

The Community Sector Partnership Team - Department of Communities has released COVID-19 updates and resources for the Western Australian Disability Sector.
News update
3/07/2020

SA/NT NBN Consumer Roundtable

Australian Communications Consumer Action Network is holding a South Australia/Northern Territory NBN consumer roundtable on 7 July
News update
2/07/2020

WA disability providers access to free support worker training

A free online support worker induction program is now available for small-medium disability service providers.
News update
30/06/2020

Simplified auditing arrangements for NSDS

Simplified auditing arrangements for National Standards for Disability Services (NSDS) will reduce the burden on Disability Enterprises.
News update
30/06/2020

SIL details released

The new Supported Independent Living provider pack is now available.
News update
30/06/2020

Centre for Innovative Justice at RMIT launches Supporting Justice.net

The Supporting Justice website is an online resource for court and legal professionals to better respond to and support people with disability in the criminal justice system.
News update
30/06/2020

Child Safe and Reportable Conduct Webinars and new Survey

Forthcoming webinars on the Child Safe Standards and Reportable Conduct Scheme, and new survey for children and young people and their COVID-19 experiences
News update
30/06/2020

New Resources for Disability Workforce Promotion

Five short podcasts have been recorded and hosted by NDS, to provide an insight into working in the disability sector, and highlight the opportunities available.
News update
30/06/2020

Victorian Code of Conduct for Disability Workers

The Victorian Code of Conduct covers all people undertaking disability work and places obligations on employers and workers to notify the Commission of certain types of misconduct.
News update
30/06/2020

Workforce Innovation during COVID-19: Victoria People Solutions

In April 2020, NDS interviewed a number of disability service providers to understand how they are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic and restrictions

Media releases

Media release
21/05/2020

NDS Media Statement: Ongoing support for NDIS participants during coronavirus pandemic

An ABC report has outlined instances where people with disability who are being supported under the NDIS have experienced changes to their services as a result of COVID-19.
Media release
18/05/2020

NDS Media Statement: Investigation into death of NDIS participant

NDS is saddened and appalled by reports of the treatment suffered by Ann-Marie Smith, leading to her death last month.
Media release
10/03/2020

NDS launches Trauma Informed Support films

NDS today launched a new series of animated Trauma-Informed Support films as part of the highly regarded NDS Zero Tolerance Initiative.
Media release
20/01/2020

Tune review maps positive path for NDIS

The review of the NDIS Act, conducted by David Tune AO PSM, was released today.