Working from Home

17 May 2021

Many Disability Practitioners either work from home or have their home as their base for working in the community. The coronavirus led to a lot of people working from home as well. There are both advantages and disadvantages. Here are a few pointers for working from home.

Understanding WHS Obligations

17 May 2021

Business owners, self-employed people, and employees all have health and safety legal obligations. This fact sheet helps you understand work, health and safety obligations and how to meet them.

Manual Handling

14 April 2021

Under Health and Safety legislation, hazardous manual tasks are those tasks that require a person to lift, lower, push, pull, carry, or otherwise move, hold or restrain a person, animal or thing. As Disability Practitioners, we may be exposed to hazardous manual tasks as part of our work.

Figuring Out the Disability Workforce

20 October 2020

Everyone knows that the disability workforce is growing quickly to meet the demands of the new National Disability Insurance Scheme. But is it quick enough for the additional demand anticipated under the Scheme? Is everyone working as a casual now, as some people predict? Or is job quality in the sector improving, since providers now need to step up to attract good workers?

Building and Valuing a Diverse Workforce Including a Ten Step Recruiting and Retention Guide

15 July 2019

This fact sheet covers the topic of diversity in the workforce and provides a ten step guide to successfully recruiting and retaining staff from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds.

HESTA Factsheet - How Super Works

01 July 2019

Building up your super now can help you achieve the retirement you want. NDP’s Superannuation partner, HESTA, provides some of the ways you can grow your super.

NDIS Checklist - Getting Ready For Your Planning Conversation

23 May 2019

Examples of questions asked in a first NDIS planning conversation and next steps, including plan approval and starting to use the funding

NDIS Factsheet - Developing Your First Plan

23 May 2019

Planning on entering the NDIS? Here are some useful tips on getting started

NDIS Factsheet - Accessing the NDIS

01 May 2019

Information you need to know to access the NDIS

DSS Disability Advocacy factsheet

01 May 2019

The Department of Social Services and the National Disability Insurance Agency have developed a Disability Advocacy factsheet that outlines what disability advocacy is, why it is important and why independence matters.