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5/06/2020
Policy News

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.
News update
22/05/2020
News update

Member consultation on new draft Victorian Portable Long Service Scheme Regulations and Regulatory Impact Statement

As part of the review of the Long Service Benefits Portability Interim Regulations, the Victorian Government released Draft Regulations and a Regulatory Impact Statement (RIS) for public consultation.
News update
22/05/2020
News update

Federal Court confirms principles identified in 2018 casual worker decision

The recent Federal Court Workpac V Rossato decision has confirmed the principles of the Workpac v Skene decision in 2018.


Victorian Portable Long Service Benefits Scheme News

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8/04/2020

NDS is seeking feedback on the changes listed below, as well as the impact of the current regulations on your organisations. We are particularly interested in examples of the specific impact and costs of the Long Service Benefits Scheme on your organisation, and any issues which may arise for your organisation if the scope of the Scheme is related to award coverage. Please email any feedback to Cassidy Livingstone at . 

The Victorian Government has commenced its review of the Long Service Benefits Portability Interim Regulations. These regulations support the Long Service Benefits Portability Act, and are being revised to give greater clarity to employers and workers about the coverage and operational aspects of the portable long service benefits scheme. The government is aiming to have new, permanent regulations in place by 6 November 2020.

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