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News update
20/07/2017

1:2 pricing continues for group community participation

Following further discussions with the NDIA about the new Price Guide, NDS is pleased to confirm some positive outcomes.
News update
20/07/2017

NDIA appoints new CEO

The Board of the NDIA has appointed an experienced banker, Rob De Luca, as the Agency's new CEO.
News update
18/07/2017

Cultural safety must be front-of-mind for our Aboriginal NDIS participants

Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander people with a disability, their families and their communities need a culturally-safe NDIS experience.
News update
18/07/2017

Helpdesk Top 5 - July 2017

With the introduction of the new NDIS Price Guide, it comes as no surprise that questions relating to this have dominated our NDIS Helpdesk this month.
Blog
18/07/2017

Moody's Message: The future of work and the worker of the future

Developing and growing the disability workforce of the future is one of the hottest issues for the disability sector in this period of disruptive change.
News update
18/07/2017

NDS welcomes progress on national standard of accessible housing

The Building Minister's Forum recently endorsed the Australian Building Codes Board's Business Plan for 2017-18 - also addressing accessible housing.
News update
18/07/2017

A new generation takes on transport accessibility, and wins

YMCA recently partnered with Deaf Children Australia to send a team of deaf and hard of hearing young people to Parliament House to improve public transport.
News update
18/07/2017

News on the Ground - July 2017

Our Victorian NDIS Sector Engagement team spends much of their time in current and transitioning NDIS roll out sites. Here's what they've discovered this month.
News update
18/07/2017

OHS and the NDIS: Workshop wrap-up

This workshop invited attendees to discuss practical solutions to manage existing and exacerbated hazards in changing models of service delivery.
News update
18/07/2017

Supporting voters with disability in Geelong? Attend info sessions with the VEC

Greater Geelong City Council is having an election soon. Book a free information session with the Victorian Electoral Commission for people with disability.

Media releases

Media release
12/06/2017

NDIS prices continue to fall short

Dr Ken Baker: “This is a disappointing result – at a time when the supply of disability supports must expand to meet demand without compromising quality.”
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.