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Disability employment to be boosted through new WA Container Deposit Scheme

The WA Government has announced the Container Deposit Scheme will launch on 2 June 2020. It will provide employment opportunities for people with disability.

There’s still time to register for NDS’s first Virtual Conference!

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14/06/2019

The Quality and Safeguarding Virtual Conference will take place live and online on Tuesday, 25 June 9:00 am to 6:30 pm. 

Join over 600 participants already registered, and hear from speakers covering a broad range of perspectives on quality and safeguarding. 

The virtual conference platform has the look and feel of a face-to-face conference and features virtual exhibitors; opportunities to ask questions from speakers and network with others; and even add resources to your very own ‘swag bag’. Post conference, all registrants will be able to access the presentations on demand for 30 days.

Program highlights:

  • Provides a fun, flexible learning space, with keynote and concurrent sessions
  • What lessons can we learn from the Aged Care Royal Commission? (Panel featuring Pat Sparrow from ASCA, John Carrigan at NDS and Emma Turner, Russell Kennedy)
  • Delivering Quality Services in a Rural Context (Fiona Phipps, Royal Far West)
  • Quality and Safeguarding for Boards and CEO's (Alan Hough, Purpose at Work)
  • Quality and Safeguards for Small Business (Chantelle Robards, The Business Centre)
  • The NDIS Practice Standard Audit process: The Certification Audit Experience (Catherine Kearney, Sunnyfield)
  • Psychology and Neuroscience of 'Mental Fitness' (Kate McKenna, Next Evolution Performance)
  • Creating Positive Cultures – NDS Zero Tolerance Initiative (Dave Relf and Liz Collier)
  • Safeguarding: Lessons on Rebuilding (Adrian Marshall, Lifestyle Solutions)
  • Quality and Safeguarding in context: Restrictive Practice (Jacqui Astolfi, FACS)
  • The NDIS Practice Standards and Framework: Tools and resources to support the sector (Jenny Klause and Edwina Pickering, NDS)

Free for NDS and NDP members. $120 for non-members.

Register now so you don’t miss out!

Contact information
Belinda Allen, Head of Member Services and Marketing, 02 9256 3194,