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Royal Commission resources help further understanding of abuse

The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has released several reports and issues papers relevant to the disability sector.
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NDS seeks members' views for review of NSW Guardianship Act 1987

NDS is seeking members' views on the first Question Paper regarding the preconditions for alternative decision-making arrangements for the review.
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NDIS growth requires an investment plan, says NDS research

A study from Curtin University and NDS’ CADR informs governments, providers and the broader community about supply and sustainability of disability services.
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NDS contributes to SCHADS Award Review

NDS has contributed feedback on the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry (SCHADS) award on rostering, part-time and on-call work.
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NDS advocates to Tasmania Law Reform Institute for vulnerable people in the legal system

NDS has made a submission to the Tasmania Law Reform Institute to improve support to witnesses, victims or people accused who have disability.
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Beyond the Stars: Exploring DES provider support

This report from a project with ANU aims to develop an outcomes framework for people with disability who have received support from DES providers.

NDS Submission to Infrastructure Victoria urges greater recognition of disability

NDS's submission to Infrastructure Victoria’s 30 Year Infrastructure Options paper recommends greater recognition of the rights of people with disabilities.

NDS argues for careful management of competition principles in disability services

NDS has prepared a submission to the Productivity Commission outlining the likely impacts of increased competition on disability service providers.
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NDS makes submissions to Victoria's State Disability Plan

NDS’ submission on Victoria’s State Disability Plan 2017/20 welcomes the Plan’s commitment to human rights, inclusion and choice while making recommendations.
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The ACT Allied Health Workforce report: Issues and Solutions

The report from an April forum and consultation outlines a number of issues contributing to a workforce shortage of allied health professionals in the ACT.

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