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NDIS-funded services exempted from Long Service Benefits Portability Act

The Long Service Benefits Portability Bill 2018 will become law after passing Parliament on 5 September, with NDIS-funded services excluded from its scope.
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Australian Disability Workforce Report: Second edition highlights workforce risks

The second edition of the Australian Disability Workforce Report illustrates greater use of casual and part-time workers as organisations grapple with pricing.
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NDS voices concerns on proposed registration and accreditation scheme

In its submission to the Victorian Government, NDS outlines our concerns about the proposed registration and accreditation scheme for the disability workforce.

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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