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18/10/2019
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NDS Submission to the NSW Disability Advocacy Review

The Ageing and Disability Commission review into NSW Disability Advocacy will close today, 18 October 2019. NDS's submission calls for ongoing State funding.
News update
27/09/2019
News update

Portable Long Service Scheme: Reminder to register by 30 September 2019

NDS members are reminded to check if they need to register by 30 September for the new Portable Long Service Scheme.
News update
27/09/2019
News update

New legislation for labour hire providers

Under new Victorian legislation, labour hire providers are required to be licensed to operate.

NSW set to gain with the NDIS

Economic Benefits

15/02/2016

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  • Get the latest statistics on labour force participation of people with disability who will be NDIS participants and their carers
  • Find out the impact this will have on NSW Gross State Product (GSP) when the NDIS is fully implemented
  • Gain an understanding of the impact of people with disability achieving their work intentions through NDIS support
  • Find out the work intentions of carers as measured by the ABS Survey of Disability Ageing and Carers (SDAC)

Today National Disability Services and Every Australian Counts have released a paper showing the potential scale of the economic benefits the NDIS will bring to NSW. New economic modelling forecasts the impact the NDIS will have on NSW Gross State Product when fully implemented and details the potential for increased labour force participation of people with disability and their carers.

In NSW the NDIS will:

Read the article on the report from today's Sydney Morning Herald - NDIS will pay for itself: new analysis forecasts huge jobs growth

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