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Greater flexibility in use of funding for transport

The NDIS has announced changes allowing participants to use funds more flexibly for transport.
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DRC hears from more parents and people with disability

Themes included devaluing of people with disability, sub-standard health care and lack of choice.

NSW Work Health and Safety update


There have been range of new developments in the NSW Work Health and Safety and Workers Compensation over recent months.

Managing workplace injuries in the social sector continues to be a priority for providers.

This news update provides updates on activities in the Work Health and Safety and Workers Compensation in NSW.NDS conducted a small project, with the support of icare, that aimed to examine trends in incident rates and costs for the three main industry classifications utilised in the disability sector. Though only a small sample, the data indicated an increase in claims per 1,000 workers, and in average gross workers compensation premiums, between 2013 and 2017. However, both of these areas demonstrated significantly decreased claims in 2017.

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