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10/09/2018

NDIS-funded services exempted from Long Service Benefits Portability Act

The Long Service Benefits Portability Bill 2018 will become law after passing Parliament on 5 September, with NDIS-funded services excluded from its scope.
Policy News
28/02/2018

Australian Disability Workforce Report: Second edition highlights workforce risks

The second edition of the Australian Disability Workforce Report illustrates greater use of casual and part-time workers as organisations grapple with pricing.
Policy News
1/11/2017

NDS voices concerns on proposed registration and accreditation scheme

In its submission to the Victorian Government, NDS outlines our concerns about the proposed registration and accreditation scheme for the disability workforce.
Policy News
25/10/2017

Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme to be expanded from 1 November

The DWES for workers in direct support roles at registered residential services will be expanded to cover all Victorian services registered with the DHHS.
Submission
19/10/2017

Joint Standing Committee Inquiry into the Provision of Services under the NDIS Early Childhood Early Intervention Approach

The insurance principle which underpins the NDIS justifies a strong emphasis on early intervention for young children with disability or developmental delay.
Submission
19/10/2017

Submission to the Joint Standing Committee on transitional Arrangements for the NDIS

Reflecting their strong commitment to supporting people with disability, most disability service providers embrace the vision of the NDIS.
Policy News
14/09/2017

Feedback sought on Child Wellbeing and Safety Information Sharing reforms

NDS is seeking member feedback on Victoria's proposed legislative model for Child Wellbeing and Safety Information Sharing reforms.
Policy News
3/08/2017

Registration of Interest process opens for DES providers

The Registration of Interest process to establish the new panel of DES providers is now open until 29 August 2017.
News update
3/04/2017

NDS pushes to maintain high service quality in NDIS costs submission to PC

NDS’s submission to the Productivity Commission on NDIS costs highlights critical matters that impact on the delivery of high-quality supports.

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