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24/09/2021
News update

RC considers secure care houses in WA and NT

Witnesses included departmental representatives and First Nations leaders.
News update
24/09/2021
News update

NDS in WA 2020-21 Year in Review

NDS is pleased to release its WA 2020-21 Year in Review highlighting our work to support members, strengthen the sector and deliver better outcomes for people with disability.

Factsheet: Economic benefits of the NDIS

NDS has released a report showing the potential scale of the economic benefits of the NDIS for Australia, based on data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). The findings reference an ABS survey of over 75,000 people with disability who would like to work but can’t because of current restrictions, as well as their carers who can’t currently return to the workforce because of their caring responsibilities.

The report forecasts a steady rise in labour force participation among people with disability and their carers by the time the NDIS is completely rolled out in mid-2019, which will in turn lift Australia’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP).

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NDIS Economic Benefits

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For more information contact Daniel Kyriacou, General Manager Communications, 02 9256 3106, submit enquiry/feedback