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NDS Submission to the NSW Disability Advocacy Review

The Ageing and Disability Commission review into NSW Disability Advocacy will close today, 18 October 2019. NDS's submission calls for ongoing State funding.
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Portable Long Service Scheme: Reminder to register by 30 September 2019

NDS members are reminded to check if they need to register by 30 September for the new Portable Long Service Scheme.
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New legislation for labour hire providers

Under new Victorian legislation, labour hire providers are required to be licensed to operate.
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Work progressing on new Registration Scheme for Victorian Disability Workers

The recent Victorian Disability Service Safeguards Act 2018 brings into operation a voluntary Disability Worker Registration Scheme and a Code of Conduct.
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Disability provider obligations under the Portable Long Service Scheme in Victoria

Information on employer obligations under the Portable Long Service Scheme has been released by the Victorian Portable Long Service Authority.
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Changes for Government and Non-Government SDA providers as amendments to the Residential Tenancies Act come into effect

Changes include vacancy coordination, fire service and board/lodging.
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Streamlining Agreements: Victorian SDA Residential Agreement and Information Statements Released

Consumer Affairs Victoria release the new SDA lease agreements
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Preparing for the Portable Long Service Scheme in Victoria

NDIS providers in Victoria are preparing for the introduction of the Portable Long Service Scheme. To support providers, NDS is hosting an information session.
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Input sought on NDIS Act review and Participant Guarantee

The Department of Social Services is seeking input on the review of the NDIS Act and the development of the NDIS Participant Guarantee.
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SDA Update and Overview Resource

NDS has released an overview for SDA Providers of the complex regulatory environment and invites members to join an online SDA reference group.

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