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ACT in Focus by Jo Huxley, April 2024

A fresh Disability Strategy and First Action Plan are positive steps for the ACT in this transformational time for providers.
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New book tells government how best to support people with developmental disability

The book, in easy-read format from Developmental Disability WA, tells the state and federal governments where more funding should go.

June 2021 NDS Workforce Census data released

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NDS has released results of the most recent disability Workforce Census, spanning the period of January 2021 to June 2021. This census period reflects the sector’s continued disruption from the impacts of COVID-19 lockdowns and restrictions, particularly in the eastern states.

Workforce Census Key Findings Report [PDF]Workforce Census Key Findings Report [Word Accessible]

The June Workforce Census documents key metrics, including rates of casual and part-time employment, employee turnover, working hours, and gender and age cohorts. There is also a new section relating to disability employment within the sector and board representation. There were 305 organisations that responded to the census, covering 60,679 workers nationally.

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