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2017 State of the Disability Sector Report attracts national news coverage

Last week, NDS launched the State of the Disability Sector Report for 2017 as part of our CEO Meeting in Sydney. The report, which paints a picture of a sector under pressure, attracted widespread media...

Supported Employment Enterprises open doors for Our Work in Action Week

Supported employment enterprise Murray Human Services Task Force opened its doors for Our Work in Action Week.

Triple J Hack: NDIS creating thousands of jobs, mostly casual

Hack reports on concerns around the casualisation of the workforce under the NDIS. 

SBS report: Disability support services to undergo major changes

SBS has reported that major changes will occur to support services as the NDIA works to improve the NDIS experience for participants and providers.

ABC News: WA set to join NDIS by December

Western Australia appears to be one step closer to joining the NDIS, following a review by the Labor government after winning the state election in March.

ABC News bulletin to be interpreted live in Auslan

In recognition of the National Week of Deaf People, ABC News’ 6:00pm bulletin on Thursday 26 October will be interpreted live in Auslan.

The Advertiser: Transport funding under NDIS raises concerns

A lack of funding for transport costs under the NDIS is raising concern among people with disability and service providers, reports The Advertiser.

Canberra Times: Families could give up caring for their children due to NDIS funding issues

Young people with complex needs in Canberra could be excluded from respite care due to inadequate funding under the NDIS, the Canberra Times has reported.

ABC Northern Territory: NDIS prices insufficient for remote communities

NDS Northern Territory State Manager Noelene Swanson spoke to ABC NT about providers’ complaints that NDIS prices are unrealistic for remote NT.

The West Australian: NDIS to drive jobs boom

According to a new report in The West Australian, a rising demand for disability services is expected to drive a jobs boom across the state.