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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).

29 September 2021

Mental Health Victoria (MHV) is offering up to 1,000 limited free learning places across Australia to NDIS workers who are new to providing supports to participants with psychosocial disability, mental ill health and/or dual disability. Applications close October 6.

28 September 2021

The City of Latrobe is now in lockdown, under the same restrictions as Melbourne, with the exception of a curfew. Greater Geelong and Surf Coast Shire have come out of lockdown; Mitchell Shire’s restrictions continue.

20 September 2021

The ACT disability workforce is vital and it is important that people who work in disability services are aware of financial and other support available.

17 September 2021

The Victorian Government announced that Greater Shepparton’s lockdown would be lifted, the City of Ballarat would enter a seven-day lockdown and easing of some restrictions across Melbourne.

17 September 2021

In an effort to help slow the spread of the virus and allow contact tracers to do their work in ACT, lockdown has been extended for a further four weeks until Friday 15 October 2021.

16 September 2021

The NT Plan for COVID management at stage 3 of the national plan has been released containing five key aspects, including border restrictions; freedoms for vaccinated residents and visitors; strong vaccination rules for high-risk workers; protections for remote vulnerable communities; and additional safety for children.

14 September 2021

NSW Health has issued advice that day program group activities can resume in areas no longer under stay-at-home orders. Day program group activities continue to be suspended in those LGAs under stay-at-home orders.

13 September 2021

Registrations have opened for The Essentials: NDS’s Online Briefing and Masterclass series, 15 online briefings and masterclasses that will start on 23 September and run over three weeks.

13 September 2021

NDP is delighted to announce the winner of the 2021 Workmate of the Year Award is Dylan Tracy from Humdrum, Fremantle in Western Australia.