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10 August 2023

NDIS have released their latest evidence snapshot, “The effects of psychological interventions for mood in people living with multiple sclerosis”. It summarises the evidence for the effectiveness of psychological interventions for mood in people living with multiple sclerosis (MS).

02 August 2023

We look at COVID-19 leave grants to compensate providers for paying workers who have exhausted their leave, and we outline the latest vaccination requirements for disability workers. Providers are invited to take part in important research on cervical screening for women with disability.

31 July 2023

The NDIA is committed to ensuring younger participants (under the age of 65) have more choice and control over where they live.

28 July 2023

Throughout August and into September, the NDIA are holding face-to-face meetings on their new computer system, called PACE, and their new provider portal. The new system will soon replace the current computer system and myplace portal.

27 July 2023

On July 12, the requirement for Victorian employers to keep records of their workers’ COVID-19 vaccinations expired. Those who collected the information under the Occupational Health and Safety Amendment (COVID-19 Vaccination Information) regulations must securely destroy or remove it from their records by Friday 11 August.

26 July 2023

Feedback and complaints are crucial for service providers to improve their services. Improved cultural competence and the use of translated resources can reduce barriers for people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds who may lack the confidence to use feedback and complaint systems.

20 July 2023

Those who missed NDP’s recent Workforce Virtual Conference this year can still watch all the presentations with an on-demand pass. The one-day online conference in June covered crucial topics in disability employment and we recorded all the speeches, panels, and discussions for you to view until 21 September.

13 July 2023

There has been a range of legislative and funding initiatives designed to improve Victoria's mental health system. Mental health and wellbeing services are building the capability of workers in the system, including workers supporting people with psychosocial disability in the NDIS.

11 July 2023

WA Primary Health Alliance (WAPHA) has received additional federal funding to support vulnerable populations, including people with disability, to get their COVID-19 vaccinations.

06 July 2023

Nominations close on 31 July for the inaugural National Disability Awards, recognising the outstanding contributions of individuals, groups and organisations working to create an inclusive Australia that values the contributions of people with disability.