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5/06/2020
Policy News

NDS submission: Review of Skills for Victoria's Growing Economy

NDS calls for greater coordination of workforce training initiatives, improved training quality and more support for people with disabilities to gain employment.
News update
28/04/2020
News update

Implementing the Victorian Care Facilities Directions (No 2) in disability residential settings – Your questions answered

The top 5 questions from the NDS Helpdesk regarding the implementation of the Victorian Care Facilities Directions (No 2)
News update
20/04/2020
News update

Disability Act gazettal continues for Victorian residential services


Unless requirements of the Residential Tenancies Act 1996 can be upheld, re-gazetted Victorian group homes will continue to operate under the Disability Act 2006.

Consultation on new State Plan for Victoria, 2021-24

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6/03/2020

I need to know this because:
  • The Victorian government has commenced consultations to inform the next State Disability Plan, 2021-24.
  • The State Disability Plan aims to support greater inclusion for people with disability across the state.
  • DHHS has released a consultation paper outlining six areas the government is seeking to strengthen in the next plan.
  • Two metropolitan consultations are scheduled, and regional forums will be announced shortly.

The Victorian government has commenced consultations to inform the next State Disability Plan, 2021-24. 

The State Disability Plan aims to support greater inclusion for people with disability across the state. It is a critical document that shapes the Victorian government’s ongoing commitment to people with disabilities. DHHS has released a consultation paper outlining six areas the government is seeking to strengthen in the next plan. These include framing the definition of disability and inclusion and how to support the interface between the NDIS and mainstream services.

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