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19/08/2022

Preliminary Program Released! NDS National Navigating Change Conference 2022 

NDS is excited to announce that the preliminary program is available to view for NDS National Navigating the Uncertainty of Change Conference 2022.
News update
18/08/2022

Fair Work Commission adjourns after hearing evidence in the SES Award review

Fair Work Commission is considering the final evidence in the review of the SES Award and a decision on the future wage determination mechanism is expected within 6-8 weeks.
News update
16/08/2022

Grants available for thirty more Changing Places in Victoria

Grants of up to $180,000 are now available through the latest Changing Places funding round, which will fund the construction of 30 additional accessible toilets. 
News update
16/08/2022

New Victorian Disability Advisory Council appointed

The Victorian Disability Advisory Council provides independent advice to the Victorian government to inform policymaking. 
News update
16/08/2022

Registrations are open! NDS’s National Navigating Change Conference 2022

Registrations are now open for NDS’s National Navigating Change Conference 2022, to be held on the 12-13 September at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, BCEC.
News update
15/08/2022

NDIS announces funding for Aboriginal interpreters in the NT

The National Disability Insurance Agency has announced that Aboriginal interpreting services will now be covered for disability service providers who need them in the Northern Territory.
News update
15/08/2022

Consultation on Autism Guideline, update on ECEI Reset, and Grants available

Consultation on national guideline for supporting children with autism and their families, Early Childhood Early Intervention reset update, and grants under the NECP close soon.
News update
15/08/2022

Amendments to model WHS legislation include psychosocial risks

After a lengthy review, Safe Work Australia has amended the model Work Health and Safety Act and model Regulations. A range of new resources has also been developed including guidance material.
Blog
15/08/2022

Victoria in Focus by Sarah Fordyce, August 2022

Victorian disability service providers continue to operate within a challenging and highly complex environment.
Blog
12/08/2022

Helpdesk Top 5: August

The NDS helpdesk has been busy this month responding to your NDIS and sector-related questions.

Media releases

Media release
10/08/2022

New job platform to address low employment rates of people with disability

An innovative online job-matching platform that aims to link jobseekers with disability and progressive employers has been launched by Disability Services Minister Hon. Don Punch MLA.
Media release
9/08/2022

New report shows critical need for allied health workers, as wait lists grow across the country

A new report has revealed alarming shortages and increasing staff turnover rates of allied health workers across the country, which could put people with disability at risk.
Media release
22/06/2022

Worth the Wait - A Welcome Recognition of Provider Costs

NDS has warmly welcomed the announcement of the NDIS Pricing Arrangements and Price Limits, including a 9 per cent increase in prices and an additional $514 million in funding for registered providers.
Media release
22/05/2022

Peak Disability Body calls on the ALP to Deliver on the NDIS Promise

NDS looks forward to working with the incoming Labor government to ensure that the NDIS fulfills the original promise of the scheme and addresses the many concerns that have been raised recently about...