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News update
25/01/2021

Consultation open on draft NSW Restrictive Practices Bill

Public consultation is now open on the newly released draft Restrictive Practices Bill which outlines how restrictive practices will be regulated in NSW.
News update
22/01/2021

WA State Election: Technology Assisted Voting

Ahead of the March 2021 State General Election, there will be two forms of Technology Assisted Voting accessible to Western Australians when casting their vote.
News update
21/01/2021

Vale Ted Petersen AM

NDS was sorry to learn of the passing in December of Ted Petersen AM, and we send our condolences to Ted's family and friends.
News update
20/01/2021

Help inform NDS’s submission on private health insurance reforms

NDS is preparing a submission in response to a Department of Health (DoH) consultation paper on the implementation of the second wave of reforms to private health insurance.
News update
20/01/2021

Vic COVID-19 update: Face masks, protective eyewear, return to office and WorkSafe resources

DHHS has released updated requirements on face masks, protective eyewear and return to work office capacity. WorkSafe has released new COVID-19 resources.
News update
19/01/2021

South Australia’s proposed COVID-19 vaccine rollout

The South Australian Government seeks feedback on its proposed plan for the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine in SA from February.
News update
15/01/2021

Exclusive member offers: Professional advisory service partners

NDS is pleased to introduce a number of new professional advisory service partners to support members in the areas of IR and HR, accountancy, and NDIS small business related queries.
News update
14/01/2021

Traffic light permit system for travel into Victoria

DHHS has established a travel permit system for anyone travelling to Victoria, with areas designated green, orange or red, according to risk.
News update
13/01/2021

Digital release of the seven top priorities for the WA State election 2021

NDS is pleased to release our digital WA Election Priorities that outline seven key priorities for the 13 March 2021 State election.
News update
13/01/2021

NDS members invited to support the Building Better Homes Campaign

NDS members are invited to join NDS in our support of the Building Better Homes Campaign, seeking mandatory accessibility standards within the National Building Code.

Media releases

Media release
7/12/2020

Disability services sector surviving, not thriving

Seven years into the NDIS and Australia's disability service sector seems to be faring comparatively better – but still operating well short of full strength.
Media release
13/11/2020

People with disability must be top priority for COVID vaccine

NDS, today called upon National Cabinet to ensure people with disability, their families, carers and the workers who support them, are given priority access to a COVID-19 vaccine once it becomes available.
Media release
4/09/2020

NDS supports recommendations of Ann Marie Smith review

NDS today welcomed recommendations by Alan Robertson SC following his independent review of disability regulation.
Media release
16/07/2020

JobTrainer boost for disability support worker shortfall

JobTrainer, the Commonwealth Government’s skills investment program announced today, heralds the welcome prospect of greater numbers of trained disability support workers available across the country.