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New funding to support NDIS providers in WA to build workforce capacity

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5/05/2022

What you need to know

  • $3 million in small grants available via the Disability Workforce Development and Retention Fund
  • Existing NDIS providers across Western Australia eligible
  • $2 Million quarantined for regional and remote providers
  • More information on how to apply will be available in June 2022

Disability providers across Western Australia are experiencing high staff turnover. It is more important than ever to build the capability of the existing workforce and retain great workers in our sector.

$3 million in small grants will be available via the Disability Workforce Development and Retention Fund as part of the Sector Transition Fund. The Fund will support existing NDIS registered providers to identify and implement innovative organisation and place-based strategies to develop and retain their workforce.

Applications to the Fund will open in July 2022. Detailed information about eligibility and how to apply will be available in June 2022.

Applications will be welcome from registered NDIS Providers across WA with $2 million quarantined for regional and remote providers.

This initiative is funded by the Department of Communities and administered by NDS.

Contact information

For any enquiries, please contact Kelly Cade, Project Lead, Quality and Safeguarding, submit enquiry/feedback, show phone number