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19 October 2021

New practice standards to ensure safe mealtimes are expected to be released by the NDIS Commission soon. A quick turnaround on meeting requirements is anticipated.

18 October 2021

On Thursday the 25th of November, Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN), will be holding an online consultation forum on telecommunications services for disability organisations and people with a disability to assist with building the next stage in a telecommunications road map.

15 October 2021

Southern Tasmania is going into lockdown from 6pm Friday 15 October. The lockdown will last for 3 days.

15 October 2021

Vaccinations will be mandatory for people delivering disability supports in NSW, with workers being required to be fully vaccinated by 29 November.

15 October 2021

Victorian Government has released a mandatory worker vaccination policy, FAQs, and updated community services factsheets.

14 October 2021

The ACT Health advice for high-risk settings, home-based care providers, and other community health practitioners has been updated.

12 October 2021

NSW Health advises that day program group activities can resume in line with Public Health orders from Monday 11 October.

04 October 2021

Stay-at-home orders will be implemented and extended for a number of areas in regional NSW due to ongoing COVID-19 public health risk.

01 October 2021

Victoria's Acting Chief Health Officer has declared Moorabool Shire will enter a seven-day lockdown commencing at 11:59pm tonight, Friday 1 October, with restrictions the same as those in the City of Latrobe, Mitchell Shire and metropolitan Melbourne (excluding the curfew).

01 October 2021

Together the Department of Social Services and NDS will provide opportunity to hear the latest arrangements being put in place to support people with disability and workers to access vaccines in an upcoming webinar on Friday 8 October.