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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.

Recent Victorian submissions, Workforce Longitudinal study results, and opportunities for NDS engagement

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19/02/2020

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  • 2020-21 Vic Budget Submission calls for a vibrant, effective and safe disability system, and a whole of government approach to building an inclusive community
  • NDS's submission calls for greater focus on promotion of and support for good practice
  • NDS offers great opportunities to contribute to policy responses and network with others via our Member Meetings
  • Opportunity to attend in person or via teleconference, or just receive meeting papers

NDS has recently provided submissions to the Victorian government on the 2020-21 Budget, and on the proposed registration standards and regulations for the Disability Worker Regulation Scheme and Victorian Code of Conduct. 

2020-2021 State Budget Submission

The 2020-2021 Budget Submission [PDF | Word] has been circulated to a wide range of government and non-government stakeholders, and makes a range of recommendations under two broad headings:1. Support a vibrant, effective and safe disability service system

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