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NDS SA Workforce Network Meeting

NDS South Australia is pleased to announce that we will be commencing the Workforce Network Meetings for Members to attend via Zoom.
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News update

Exemptions for Victorian accredited bus number plates announced

Bus operators registered under the previous safety scheme only need accredited plates for buses bought after 1 March 2023.
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Entry to Care Roles, Local Jobs Program

Entry to Care Roles is a DEWR-funded program to train and coach job seekers in entry level roles in the disability sector and attract suitable workers.
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News update

New resources for people with disability staying in hospital

The My Hospital Pack and Your Hospital guides will assist people with disability to have a well-prepared and positive hospital stay.
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Helpdesk Top Questions: March 2023

The NDS Helpdesk team’s top enquiries this month cover the age for applying for SDA funding, NDIS checks, and current COVID-19 requirements.
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News update

Have your say on reforming WA’s disability legislation

The Department of Communities begins consultations to reform WA’s Disability Service Act 1993 to align it with today’s needs and expectations.
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News update

NDS engages Minister on Disability Supports for Older Australians

NDS takes member feedback to the Minister for Aged Care as her department plans the Disability Supports for Older Australians (DSOA) program beyond 2023.
NDIS Review - Update for NDS members
News update

NDIS Review - Update for NDS Members - March 2023

While the NDIS Review meets the Ministerial Council and flags a report on workforce, we look at what’s coming up and deliver the results of our member survey. 
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Policy library

NDS Submission in Response: DES Quality Framework – Discussion Paper

NDS supports the implementation of a new Quality Framework for Disability Employment Services (DES) and welcomes the extension of the current DES contract until mid-2025.
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Scheduled Training

Nutrition Cooking Demonstrations

These cooking demonstrations are a wonderful opportunity for people with disability and the people who support them, our goal is to facilitate an engaging, fun, and educational demonstration with healthy...