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18/10/2019
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NDS Submission to the NSW Disability Advocacy Review

The Ageing and Disability Commission review into NSW Disability Advocacy will close today, 18 October 2019. NDS's submission calls for ongoing State funding.
News update
27/09/2019
News update

Portable Long Service Scheme: Reminder to register by 30 September 2019

NDS members are reminded to check if they need to register by 30 September for the new Portable Long Service Scheme.
News update
27/09/2019
News update

New legislation for labour hire providers

Under new Victorian legislation, labour hire providers are required to be licensed to operate.

The ACT Allied Health Workforce report: Issues and Solutions

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28/07/2016

I need to know this because:
  • This report summarises numerous issues contributing to a workforce shortage of allied health professionals in the ACT.
  • It suggests proposed ways to improve the number of allied health professionals working to assist people with disability.

A report released after a forum and consultation in April highlights a number of issues contributing to a workforce shortage of allied health professionals in the ACT.

The report comes to several key findings, including that the curriculum of allied health professional training addresses support for people with disability only very marginally.

It also finds that, overall, there is a very limited supply of training places for allied health students, with few incentives and support.

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