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More than 600 attend International Day of People with Disability Lunch

On Friday 1 December, more than 600 people attended the annual NDS WA Lunch in Celebration of International Day of People with Disability.

Sydney Morning Herald: Disability services hit by COVID furloughs as cases rise

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National Disability Services chief executive Laurie Leigh said high case numbers were “putting significant strain” on disability services, with many staff either COVID-positive or required to isolate.

A survey of 700 Australian Services Union members found 12 per cent of NDIS workers had contracted COVID-19 since November, half of them through exposure at their workplace, and a further one in three had to isolate after being deemed a close contact.

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