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Joint Standing Committee releases report on NDIS Commission

After an inquiry that ran for almost 18 months, the report on the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission has been released, making 30 recommendations.
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New Support Coordination paper released

The long-awaited outcomes of a review of support coordination have been outlined in a new NDIA paper, Improving Support Coordination for NDIS participants.

Fair Work Commission releases decision on remaining substantive issues in the SCHADS Award review

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The Fair Work Commission (FWC) has released its latest Decision on substantive issues in the review of the SCHADS Award on 18 October 2021.

Draft determinations setting out the detail are included at the end of the decision. The following issues are dealt with:

The earlier May Decision set a new minimum engagement of 2 hours for part-time employees.

The October decision provides for transitional arrangements regarding process and notice periods for some part-time employees whose agreed pattern of hours prior to 1 February 2022 include shifts of less than 2 hours and which will need to be varied to comply with the award.

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