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News update
3/08/2020

Webinar: What Stage 4 restrictions mean for Victorian disability services

NDS is hosting a webinar with DHHS on Tuesday 4 August on Stage 4 restrictions and disability services
News update
3/08/2020

Temporary changes to the Victorian RTA in response to COVID-19

Victorian SDA providers need to familiarise themselves with temporary changes to the Residential Tenancies Act.
News update
31/07/2020

NDS Tasmanian State Committee election results for 2020-2021

NDS is pleased to announce the results of the 2020 Tasmanian Division State Committee election.
News update
30/07/2020

Have your say on the establishment of an Office of Disability in WA

Community engagement has commenced in WA to gain feedback on the establishment of an Office of Disability.
News update
29/07/2020

From Symbols to Systems Framework: Strengthening Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural security in mainstream organisations

NDS welcomes the revised iteration of the ‘From Symbols to Systems Framework’
News update
29/07/2020

Providers and participants in NSW and Victoria can now claim PPE

Providers can claim when delivering face-to-face assistance with daily living supports.
News update
29/07/2020

Provide your feedback on National Disability Strategy

DSS has commenced the second stage of consultations on the new National Disability Strategy and is seeking feedback.
News update
29/07/2020

Royal Commission releases hearing schedule for rest of 2020

Topics include behaviour support, education, the justice system and barriers to employment.
News update
29/07/2020

Right on Board: Governing and managing for human rights, quality and safeguarding

How do you ensure that your Board and Executive Team are across human rights, quality and safeguarding issues? In partnership with Purpose at Work, NDS is offering a new program - Right on Board.
Blog
29/07/2020

Sarah's Soundbite: COVID-19 in Victoria

Acting State Manager, Sarah Fordyce summarises the current COVID-19 situation in Victoria and outlines the new Safer and Stronger initiative.

Media releases

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.
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.