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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.
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Feedback invited on Disability Act 2006 review

NDS is seeking feedback on the Victorian Government's review of the Disability Act 2006.
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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.

Feedback sought on Child Wellbeing and Safety Information Sharing reforms

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14/09/2017

I need to know this because:
  • You can submit your feedback on the proposed legislative model for Child Wellbeing and Safety Information Sharing reforms.
  • The proposed approach appears to be a positive step in promoting the safety and wellbeing of children.
  • NDS will hold a consultation meeting on disability services and the Child Safe Standards.
  • A Child Safe Organisations Forum is also taking place.

NDS is seeking member feedback on Victoria's proposed legislative model for Child Wellbeing and Safety Information Sharing reforms.

This initiative responds to previous inquiries and reviews that have recommended reform to Victoria's information sharing laws in order to:

The reforms will also complement the new Family Violence Protection Amendment (Information Sharing) Act 2017 by enabling better service collaboration, risk identification, and earlier intervention for children in circumstances beyond a family violence context.

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