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Australian Department of Health – vaccine rollout

The Commonwealth Department of Health has issued a COVID-19 vaccination – Disability Provider Alert with an update on how disability support workers can access the vaccine.
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Victorian NDIS Checks: update and seeking further feedback

NDIS Checks are continuing to be problematic. NDS can help to escalate urgent applications while the Victorian Government continues to work through the technical issues with the online system.

June 2020 NDS Workforce Census data released

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NDS has released results of the most recent disability Workforce Census, spanning the period January to June 2020. This period covered a tumultuous time for the sector, from the bushfires in early 2020 to the gradual lifting of COVID-19 lockdowns in all jurisdictions bar Victoria. 

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

The June Workforce Census documents key metrics, including rates of casual and part-time employment, employee turnover and working hours. A "spotlight" topic examined the impact of the change to international student visa work conditions, introduced to boost frontline health efforts in response to COVID-19.

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