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WA Disability Services Sector Industry Plan

NDS commissioned ACIL Allen Consulting to research and establish a knowledge base on the contribution and potential of the WA disability sector under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

NDIS Business Process Guide

'Doing business in the NDIS? A business process development guide for providers' will assist leadership teams to determine their required business processes for operating in the NDIS business environment.

2018 DES Reforms Briefing with Kerrie Langford

The DES Reforms Briefing webinar with Kerrie Langford discusses the key features of the DES paper that was released last week.

Workforce Wizard

Workforce Wizard

A planning and profiling tool which gives you up-to-date workforce information by industry, occupation and region.

What are the key benefits?
  • As you enter your data, you generate a profile report of trends in your own workforce
  • Once the two-week data entry period closes, you can compare your workforce metrics with those of others
  • You can also see the figures for comparable sectors

Who is this resource for?

This resource is free to any organisation employing disability workers, including allied health professionals. You can find the tool at

Use the workforce wizard

Further Information:

Many people want to know how the workforce may be changing in the lead up to the full rollout of the NDIS.

  • Are more people being employed as casual rather than permanent workers?
  • Is there a different mix of skills and demographics?
  • What is happening to hours of work, working conditions and training?

At the moment there is no reliable, high quality, up-to-date data that answers these questions.

Workforce Wizard fills this gap and offers you a data exchange. Workforce Wizard allows you to benchmark your data in two ways. After you add your workforce information, you will be able to benchmark your workforce with other providers in the sector who have entered the same information.

Contact information
For more information contact Caroline Alcorso, National Manager (Workforce Development), 02 9256 3180,

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The NDS Disability Career Planner and Capability Framework defines the skills, knowledge and capabilities required by all major job roles across the disability sector.