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News update
5/03/2024

Public Advocate report points to the human cost of neglect

Victorian Office of the Public Advocate finds a distressing situation for some adults with disability and mental health issues in specialist accommodation.
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NDS Member Meeting

National Housing and Support Community of Practice

NDS invites members to join the National Housing and Support Community of Practice (CoP) to discuss their support of people in SIL, SDA, ILO and other in-home models of intensive support.
WA Disability Support Awards 2024
News update
23/02/2024

Ticket sales open for the 2024 WA Disability Support Awards Ceremony

Join us for an exciting night celebrating individuals and teams who go beyond ordinary standards of service to support people with disability.
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Resources

NDIS Review: Final Report Webcast

Breakdown of the recommendations and actions from the NDS Review, focusing on key areas of the NDIS.
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NDS Member Meeting

National Remote and Very Remote Community of Practice

NDS invites members to join the National Remote and Very Remote Community of Practice (CoP) to discuss practice and business in the bush.
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Online Event

Queensland Regional and Remote Network Meeting

Network meetings are an opportunity for people with shared issues, concerns, passion, and ideas to come together to collaborate and learn from each other.
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News update
9/02/2024

Patricia Giles Centre holds domestic violence workshops for disability workers

The free workshops will increase confidence and skills in supporting women and children with disability who experience family and domestic violence.
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News update
8/02/2024

Disability providers to inform Tasmania’s response to the Disability Royal Commission report

NDS and the Tasmanian Interim Disability Commissioner are hosting two listening sessions to hear what issues matter most to Tasmanian providers.
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News update
8/02/2024

Workshop examines improving the health of Tasmanian adults with intellectual disability

Free workshop in Launceston will show disability workers how they can support adults with intellectual disability in getting thorough annual health assessments.
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News update
5/02/2024

Medicare Urgent Care Clinics open around Australia

An Accessible Communication Stakeholder Kit has been developed to help service providers promote the clinics to people with disability.