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18/09/2020
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Future of the SCHADS and SES Awards' COVID-19 Flexibility Schedules remains uncertain

The Schedule X in the SCHADS and SES Awards has not yet been extended by the FWC and is currently due to expire 29 October 2020.
News update
17/09/2020
News update

Queensland State Committee Chair and Deputy Chair elected

The Queensland State Committee have elected a new Chair and Deputy Chair.

NDIA release the Functional Capacity Assessment Framework

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7/09/2020

The NDIA is introducing independent assessments from early next year, with information gained being used in access and planning decisions. It has just released the Functional Capacity Assessment Framework (the Framework) which informs the new approach.

The Framework emphasizes the need for consistency in decision-making as a driving factor for introducing independent assessments, which will involve administering a suite of assessment tools.

Although the Framework does not detail how independent assessments will be introduced, it provides insights into how and why they are being introduced:

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