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Media release
16/07/2020

JobTrainer boost for disability support worker shortfall

JobTrainer, the Commonwealth Government’s skills investment program announced today, heralds the welcome prospect of greater numbers of trained disability support workers available across the country.
Media release
21/05/2020

NDS Media Statement: Ongoing support for NDIS participants during coronavirus pandemic

An ABC report has outlined instances where people with disability who are being supported under the NDIS have experienced changes to their services as a result of COVID-19.
Media release
18/05/2020

NDS Media Statement: Investigation into death of NDIS participant

NDS is saddened and appalled by reports of the treatment suffered by Ann-Marie Smith, leading to her death last month.
Media release
10/03/2020

NDS launches Trauma Informed Support films

NDS today launched a new series of animated Trauma-Informed Support films as part of the highly regarded NDS Zero Tolerance Initiative.
Media release
20/01/2020

Tune review maps positive path for NDIS

The review of the NDIS Act, conducted by David Tune AO PSM, was released today.
Media release
18/12/2019

Save the date for the NSW Conference

Before you rush off for the holidays make sure that you have saved the dates for NDS's NSW Conference which will be held on 6-7 April 2020.
Media release
1/11/2019

NDS reiterates support for Disability Royal Commission

The Disability Royal Commission is set to commence hearing evidence next week. NDS has reiterated its support for the Commission's important work.
Media release
17/10/2019

NDS welcomes incoming CEO of the National Disability Insurance Agency

Acting CEO of National Disability Services (NDS), David Moody, today welcomed the appointment of a new CEO for the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA).
Media release
3/10/2019

New report sets path for secure skilled disability workforce that meets client needs

A research report released today calls for Commonwealth Government-led collaboration to implement actions which will improve the NDIS.
Media release
6/09/2019

Outrageous decision by NDIA pits participants against providers

David Moody, Acting CEO of NDS, has been informed by the NDIA that it is reneging on earlier advice about NDIS participant funding.