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NDS in WA 2020/21 Year in Review

Through a range of initiatives during 2020/21 NDS has supported our members, strengthened the WA disability services sector and delivered better outcomes for people with disability across Western Australia.

Strengthening Senior Leader Resilience and Wellbeing

SuperFriend CEO Margo Lydon and Beyond Blue CEO Georgie Harman speak honestly about resilience and wellbeing for leaders providing insights and practical actions.

Domestic and family violence training resources for the disability workforce

This resources provides foundational level domestic and family violence knowledge and skills and the ‘how to’ of organisational responses.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment Guide and Toolkit

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment Guide and Toolkit

This Guide and Toolkit has been developed to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment across the disability sector.

Key benefits:

This resource assists organisations with a mix of information and tools across two main aspects to effectively recruit and retain Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples: 

  • Stage 1: Organisational Readiness
    - Foundations 
    - Preparation of the workplace 
  • Stage 2: Employment Strategies
    - Attraction
    - Recruitment
    - Retention

  • The Organisational Self-Assessment and Continuous Improvement Plan Tool assists organisations to identify their strengths, areas for improvement and actions required as related to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment.
  • This resource also guides organisations through the process of becoming more culturally responsive. Importantly, this will also assist them in better meeting the cultural needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples with a disability.

Who is this for?

These resources are suitable for:

  • Disability service organisations
  • as well as other organisations involved in employing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

This resource can be downloaded as one full document or as separate documents below. 

Employment Guide and Toolkit:

Download PDF (8 MB)        Download Accessible (5 MB)
Contact information

For any enquiries, please contact Jacquie Daisley, Project Manager - Workforce WA, 08 9208 9854,  submit enquiry/feedback