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Moving forward with COVID Risk Mitigation 24 Nov 2022: Webinar recording and presentation package

Webinar recording and presentation notes to support provider responsibilities for COVID-19 risk mitigation following removal of pandemic orders and requirements.

Addressing Occupational Violence in the Victorian Disability Sector: An overview

This paper provides an overview of the finding of a desktop review of key factors in addressing Occupational Violence in the Disability Sector

Understanding key factors that impact Disability Support Worker Retention

A summary of key factors impacting worker retention identified in a desktop review of academic literature and workforce report.

Western Australia Disability Support Awards

Blue background with the NDS logo in white on the left. On the right is a white circle that says WA Disability Support Awards in blue text with nine blue stars and one orange star surrounding the text.

Welcome to the WA Disability Support Awards 

About the Awards  

The WA Disability Support Awards celebrate the significant contribution of individual workers and teams who support people with disability to achieve their goals.  

The Awards recognise and reward people who go beyond ordinary standards of service and provide the highest standard of individualised support to people with disability. The Awards also provide an opportunity to recognise excellence in leadership and innovation to continuously improve disability supports and create better outcomes.  

The Awards highlight the important role of disability sector workers in providing high quality services that support people with disability exercise real choice and control. Award nominees demonstrate excellence and commitment in supporting people with disability.  

A high-quality workforce that strengthens, safeguards and provides greater choice for people with disability is a vital part of building quality disability services throughout Western Australia. The Awards showcase the very best approaches and help the disability sector attract, recruit and retain a capable and committed workforce. 


2023 Award Categories

  • Excellence in Leadership  
  • Excellence in Home and Family Support  
  • Excellence in Innovation  
  • Excellence in Regional Support  
  • Excellence in Rights Promotion  
  • Excellence in Supporting Employment Outcomes  
  • Excellence in Supporting Inclusion and Citizenship 

Sponsorship Opportunities

Making a corporate commitment to the disability sector is an excellent way to reflect the sentiments of your company’s core values, while positively enhancing your image and credibility. By sponsoring the WA Disability Support Awards, your business demonstrates respect for the silent achievements made by hard working support people and care staff in their efforts to help people with disabilities achieve their full potential. 

Find out more about sponsorship

This event is supported by: 

WA Department Communities     

Thanks to our Major Supporter Lotterywest: 


Contact information

For any enquiries, please contact NDS in WA, show phone number, submit enquiry/feedback