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Vic COVID-19 Update: QR code service, and DFFH Factsheets updated

The Victorian Government has announced one QR code check-in system for use everywhere, and DFFH has released updated fact sheets outlining COVIDSafe changes.
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Vic Govt establishing Victorian Skills Authority

The Victorian Government is establishing a Victorian Skills Authority (VSA) as part of a $383.8 million investment in skills, training and higher education.

Commonwealth opens grant round for Disability Employment Continuity of Support Clients

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The Australian Government is inviting grant submissions from organisations funded under the Disability Employment Assistance (DEA) Program to support their clients ineligible for the NDIS to participate in and retain employment.Clients will be funded under a new Disability Employment Continuity of Support (DECoS) Program. The DECoS program will run from 1 April 2021 to 30 June 2023 and closely mirror previous DEA program arrangements.In a welcome development, DSS has simplified the DECoS program to reduce the administrative burden on Australian Disability Enterprises. However, applicants will be expected to maintain compliance with section 7 of the Disability Services Act (Cth) 1986 and certification under the National Standards of Disability Services for the duration of their agreement.Applications for the DECoS program must be completed online through GrantConnect and submitted to the Community Grants Hub by 11:00 PM AEDT on Monday 14 December 2020. Grant application assistance can be obtained by calling 1800 020 283 or email: .

For any enquiries, please contact Kerrie Langford, Head of Employment and Workforce Innovation, 0448249150,

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