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27/05/2020
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Delay to registration for Disability Worker Registration Scheme

Disability service providers should be aware that registration for the Disability Worker Regulation Scheme has been delayed until July 2021.
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27/05/2020
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Enactment of Victorian Gender Equality Act 2020

The Gender Equality Act 2020 was enacted on 25 February 2020 with a commencement date of 31 March 2021.

Parliament releases comprehensive report on SIL

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14/05/2020

Providers of Supported Independent Living (SIL) are urged to read the just-released report by the Joint Standing Committee on the NDIS. At 175 pages, it is a comprehensive look at how well SIL is operating for participants and providers. Participants will welcome recommendations to improve their experiences, including:

Numerous recommendations will also be welcome by providers, particularly those associated with: streamlined quoting, approval and plan review processes; a review of prices for people with complex support needs; and a new focus on vacancy management (including compatibility of residents and the payment of 50 per cent of a participant’s SIL funding for one month following their exit).

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