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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.

NDIS will bring growth to Victoria

Economic Benefits

7/03/2016

I need to know this because:
  • Understand the impact the NDIS will have on Victorian Gross State Product when fully implemented
  • Find out how the NDIS will affect the labour force participation of people with disability and their carers
  • Gain an understanding of the impact of people with disability achieving their work intentions through NDIS support
  • Find out the work intentions of participants and carers as measured by the ABS Survey of Disability Ageing and Carers (SDAC)

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

In Victoria the NDIS will:

Read the article on the report in The Age 

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