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News update
16/11/2018

New bilateral agreements increase Commonwealth control over NDIS costs

As State and Territory governments finish their transition to the NDIS and enter Full Scheme, they are signing new bilateral agreements with the Commonwealth.
News update
16/11/2018

New member webcasts on the Quality and Safeguarding Framework and NDIS Commission

NDS has produced a series of member only webcasts covering requirements and early insights of the NDIS Quality and Safeguarding Framework.
News update
15/11/2018

Western Australia announces plans to develop State Disability Plan

National Disability Services WA welcomes the state government's decision to develop at State Disability Plan.
News update
12/11/2018

NDS CEO Meeting: One week left!

There is only one week left until NDS’s flagship annual event. Register now to hear from both major political parties, the NDIA, and discuss research findings.
News update
9/11/2018

Vale Paul Cain

NDS is saddened to learn of the death of Paul Cain. Much of Paul’s career was devoted to advocating for people with intellectual disability.
News update
7/11/2018

$7M government funding announced to increase employment and recreational opportunities for people with disability

The Commonwealth and Western Australian Governments have announced $7M funding to increase employment and recreational opportunities for people with disability.
News update
7/11/2018

Modern Award four yearly review – Focus moves to SCHCADS award

The remaining matters put forward by employer groups and unions concerning the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services award will be finalised.
News update
7/11/2018

Register now for next week's North Sydney Make It Work forum

NDS is partnering with Every Australian Counts to roll out forums across Australia to reengage with our local MPs and seek their support to address NDIS issues.
News update
7/11/2018

Survey to assist transfer of supported accommodation services launched

KPMG has released a survey to gather details about the non-government sector which will assist in the transfer of supported accommodation services in SA.

Media releases

Media release
22/10/2018

NDIS workforce plan tops list of priorities for WA disability sector

NDS has called on the WA Government to ensure a smooth and successful transition to the NDIS by developing a strong overarching vision in Western Australia.
Media release
15/10/2018

NDIS Updates: Complexity and the NDIS

The Office of the Public Advocate has released a report detailing the difficulties people with complex needs have had obtaining support under the NDIS.
Media release
17/09/2018

Helpdesk Top 5: September 2018

In the month since the launch of the new Helpdesk, 1,461 users visited and asked 139 questions. Read on to find out answers to pertinent NDIS questions.
Media release
27/08/2018

NDS's BuyAbility partners with BGIS

BGIS, a leading real estate and facilities management service provider, has signed an agreement with NDS to implement the BuyAbility service in Australia.