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DHHS COVID-19 advice for Victorian providers

NDS and DHHS hosted the webinar: Safer and Stronger to update Victorian providers on COVID-19 impacts for the disability sector.
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Victorian Disability Rapid Response Group established

The Victorian Disability Rapid Response Group will provide dedicated capability to support outbreak management throughout the course of an outbreak in a disability setting.

Bushfire safety resources for each state and territory

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With live bushfires in almost every state and territory, this year’s season is unprecedented on many fronts.

We urge NDS members to take care over the holiday period and in the continuing bushfire season.

The ABC has a large amount of information and resources nationwide, and local radio stations will be updated with the latest information. You can also have a look at ABC Emergency, including their resource on emergency planning for bushfires.

Explore the resources below for each state and territory:

Not unexpectedly, when natural disasters strike, providers can face unusual circumstances impacting their ability to deliver services or requiring specific action to maintain client safety.

Please keep us informed about any particular issues impacting on your ability to deliver services so that we may assist in any discussions with the NDIA.

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Steven Gosbell, Head of Communications, 03 8341 4394,