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Victoria in Focus by Sarah Fordyce, June 2023

The Victorian budget, new Social Services Regulations RIS, Workcover premium rises, and group pricing changes kept us busy this past month.
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News update

Latest version of CHAP released and other health information

In health news, the 2023 version of CHAP, COVID-19 and flu risk rises, oral health priorities and a workshop on hospital visits.

Seeking feedback on Victoria’s single-use plastics ban draft Regulations

A bunch of colourful plastic straw


The Victorian Government is moving to ban a variety of single use plastic items from 1 February 2023 in an effort to reduce plastic pollution.

The Draft Environment Protection Amendment (Banning Single-Use Plastic Items) Regulations 2022 and the associated Regulatory Impact Statement are now open for comment. NDS is seeking feedback from providers to inform our submission.

Victoria’s single-use plastic ban proposes to ban the following single-use plastic items:

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