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Media release
2/04/2019

Federal Budget highlights the need for NDIS funding transparency

National Disability Services (NDS) has called for more transparency around the level of underspending in the delivery of the NDIS.
Media release
28/03/2019

NDIS savings must stay in Scheme

NDS today called on the Federal Government to retain any NDIS underspend to fix its implementation problems rather than using it to fill a hole in the Budget.
Media release
26/03/2019

NDIS risks failure without urgent intervention

A week out from the Federal Budget, Australia’s disability service providers today warned that many are at risk of failure unless the government acts.
Media release
25/03/2019

Government announcement to grow the NDIS workforce is disappointing

The release of the Federal Government’s National Workforce Strategy is disappointing, with much of the strategy a rehash of old news.
Media release
18/02/2019

NDS supports a royal commission into disability abuse

The Parliament has today agreed to establish a royal commission to inquire into violence, abuse and neglect of people with a disability.
Media release
7/02/2019

Thoughts for those affected by the monsoon in Queensland

NDS sends its best wishes to all affected by the current monsoon in Queensland and our admiration for people delivering services.
Media release
3/02/2019

Time to overhaul "outdated" National Disability Agreement

NDS welcomes calls by the Productivity Commission for a "new and reinvigorated" National Disability Agreement.
Media release
20/12/2018

NDS welcomes government commitment to fully deliver ILC funding

NDS welcomes today's announcement that the government will fully fund the $398 million ILC Building program.