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20 February 2017

Alongside the NDIS, the Catastrophic Injuries Support Scheme (CIIS) plays a critical part in delivering nationally-consistent support for people who are catastrophically injured in motor vehicle accidents and need for lifetime care and support.

07 February 2017

NDS is calling for Expressions of Interest in the Independent Advisory Group (IAG) for the Innovative Workforce Fund (IWF) from NDP members. They are seeking two experienced and knowledgeable disability practitioners. Expressions of Interest will close Friday, 17 February 2017.

07 February 2017

Minister Jacquie Petrusma will attend the Disability Industry Round Table in Hobart on 14 February to announce details of the Sector Development Fund allocation for Tasmania.

06 February 2017

NDP extends its congratulations and a warm welcome to the new Minister for Disability Services and Minister for Multiculturalism, the Hon. Ray Williams MP. Mr Williams represents the electorate of Castle Hill in North-Western Sydney.

01 February 2017

This agreement means a state-run, nationally consistent NDIS is now a firm reality and gives people with disability and the disability services sector certainty about how and when the NDIS will be implemented in WA.

30 January 2017

NDS has created a guide for service providers to support NDIS participants to prepare for their first NDIS plan. Geared to staff who will be working directly with individuals and families.

20 January 2017

The Government has announced a Productivity Commission review into the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) costs consistent with the Heads of Agreements with the states and territories and the Commonwealth.

18 January 2017

Throughout December, there have been a number of questions on the Help Desk relating to Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA), particularly around property maintenance responsibilities, as well as a variety of questions around claim availability.

18 January 2017

The NDIS is opening up possibilities for people with disability to realise their employment potential. This includes people like Lizzie Heynemann (pictured), who now works two days a week doing a ‘tea towel run’ for local businesses in Perth, using support available through her NDIS plan.

17 January 2017

ProjectABLE is a Commonwealth-funded program aimed at senior secondary and VET students. It delivers interactive disability awareness and career workshops to inspire students to pursue a rewarding care career in the disability sector.