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Policy News
12/03/2019

NDS State Budget Submission 2019-20 focuses on sustainability and community

NDS’ submission identifies two priorities: to support a sustainable, innovative disability sector; and to continue to build an inclusive Victorian community.
Policy News
8/03/2019

Feedback invited on Disability Act 2006 review

NDS is seeking feedback on the Victorian Government's review of the Disability Act 2006.
News update
4/03/2019

Employment initiatives for people with disability gather momentum

NDS is pleased that the government's renewed emphasis on assisting people with disability to gain and retain employment continues to build momentum.
Policy News
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.

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