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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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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.

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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