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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.
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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)
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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.

NSW set to gain with the NDIS

Economic Benefits


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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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