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Disability services sector surviving, not thriving

Seven years into the NDIS and Australia's disability service sector seems to be faring comparatively better – but still operating well short of full strength.
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People with disability must be top priority for COVID vaccine

NDS, today called upon National Cabinet to ensure people with disability, their families, carers and the workers who support them, are given priority access to a COVID-19 vaccine once it becomes available.
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NDS supports recommendations of Ann Marie Smith review

NDS today welcomed recommendations by Alan Robertson SC following his independent review of disability regulation.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Tune review maps positive path for NDIS

The review of the NDIS Act, conducted by David Tune AO PSM, was released today.
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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.
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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.