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11/08/2022
News update

New Disability Employment Support Model Consultation Report released

NDS welcomes the long-awaited release of the report on a New Disability Employment Support Model following a public consultation process that ended in February.
Media release
10/08/2022
Media release

New job platform to address low employment rates of people with disability

An innovative online job-matching platform that aims to link jobseekers with disability and progressive employers has been launched by Disability Services Minister Hon. Don Punch MLA.

NSW COVID-19 Update: Day program group activities suspension lifted in non-lockdown areas

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13/08/2021

What you need to know

  • Day program group activities can resume in those parts of NSW that are no longer under stay-at-home orders
  • Day program group activities continue to be suspended in those LGAs under stay-at-home orders
  • Rules for in-home services and disability residential services have also changed in areas no longer under stay-at-home orders

NSW Health has issued advice that day program group activities can resume in areas no longer under stay-at-home orders.

A list of the rules that apply across NSW can be found on the NSW Government website.

Further advice regarding day program group activities in areas that remain under stay-at-home orders will be provided before 1 October 2021.

Advice for disability residential services and in-home support services in areas that are no longer under stay-at-home orders has also been updated.

Providers are reminded to continue to check the NSW Health website regularly as information can change quickly.

New resources

A range of resources from the NDIS Participant Contingent Care Panel made up of Life Without Barriers, Aruma, Achieve, and Northcott is now available on the Life Without Barriers website:

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