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5/06/2020

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

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

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.


News update
28/04/2020

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)
News update
20/04/2020

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.
News update
17/04/2020

Latest Workforce Census data now available

NDS has released the results of the most recent Workforce Census data collection for the period July to December 2019.
News update
16/04/2020

Essential shopping service launches for people with disability in WA

This new service aims to assist those living with a disability, people facing other exceptional challenges and older West Australians with their shopping during the COVID-19 pandemic.
News update
16/04/2020

Call for Papers – Disability at Work and Workability International Virtual Conference – 12 October 2020

NDS invites abstracts for the Disability at Work and Workability International Virtual Conference 2020, “Disability employment in a digital world.”



News update
9/04/2020

New directions issued by the Victorian Chief Health Officer effective midnight 7 April

There are three new mandatory directives issued under the Victorian State of Emergency to combat the spread of COVID-19.
News update
8/04/2020

Victorian Portable Long Service Benefits Scheme News

An update on the Victorian Government's Review of Long Service Benefits Portability Interim Regulations


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