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NDS in NSW welcomes new state committee chair

NDS welcomes Chris Campbell as the new state committee chair.
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New ILC grant round aims to boost employment for people with disability

The NDIA has announced a new Information, Linkages and Capacity Building grant round, designed to increase employment opportunities for people with disability.

NDIS can do a better job on employment

NDIS Essential Issues banner with man smiling in a vehicle and text: 'Making employment a priority'

4/07/2018

Increasing the employment of people with disability is integral to the vision of the NDIS. It was a key reason why the Productivity Commission concluded, in its seminal 2011 report, that the economic benefits of the NDIS would outweigh the costs over time.

But the NDIS is under-performing in its support for participants to work. Only 2.1 per cent of NDIS supports for people over 25 years and 5.4 per cent of supports for people 15 to 24 years are for employment.

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