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Updated: Registered Providers Operational Guideline

Updated: Registered Providers Operational Guideline

Updates have been made to the Registered Providers Operational Guideline to provide additional information regarding the transition of the provider registration function from the NDIA to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Commission. These updates reflect the implementation of the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission (NDIS Commission) and its role in the registration of NDIS […]

The Workforce Barometer survey is now open

The Workforce Barometer survey is now open

How are you faring? The annual Workforce Barometer survey is now open. If you are in the disability sector workforce the WorkAbility Queensland project wants to know what you think, and why you feel the way you do. We are urging all frontline workers to get involved and take part in the Feelings from the […]

New mandatory course explains obligations to NDIS support workers

New mandatory course explains obligations to NDIS support workers

A Worker Orientation Module called ‘Quality, Safety and You’ will assist all NDIS workers to better support people with disability. This module is an interactive online course that explains the obligations of workers under the NDIS Code of Conduct – from the perspective of NDIS participants. It was developed in consultation with the sector, including NDIS providers […]

Workshops: Information Linkages and Capacity Building grant changes

Workshops: Information Linkages and Capacity Building grant changes

With the Government’s announcement of the revised ILC investment strategy, National Disability Services, in partnership with Community Services Industry Alliance, will be holding a second round of Inclusion Ready workshops across Queensland. These workshops will help you to understand the changes to the ILC grants program and how those changes might impact your business. These are all free events. […]

Third quarterly NDIS Report 2018-2019 released

Third quarterly NDIS Report 2018-2019 released

The 3rd Quarterly NDIS Report 2018-19 has been published by the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA).  Here are some key statistics and trends in Queensland: Over 43,000 Queenslanders are now participants in the NDIS Almost 30% of participants had not previously received disability support $1,444.8 billion in supports has been paid The satisfaction rating with […]

Survey: NDIS Thin Markets Project

Survey: NDIS Thin Markets Project

The Department of Social Services (DSS) and the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) have commissioned the NDIS Thin Markets Project to develop strategies to address supply gaps in ‘thin markets’ in the NDIS. The project will examine options for different cases. Noting that there is not necessarily a one-size-fits-all approach to addressing thin markets and […]

Nominate: Disability Support Industry Reference Committee

Nominate: Disability Support Industry Reference Committee

The Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) is calling for nominations from industry stakeholders for membership of the Disability Support Industry Reference Committee (IRC). The AISC is looking for active practitioners and representatives from within the industry, with extensive experience in, and knowledge of, the skilling and workforce needs of the disability support sector, with the […]

Grants: NDIS Exceptionally Complex Support Needs Program

Grants: NDIS Exceptionally Complex Support Needs Program

A new NDIS grant round has been released to establish a national network of specialist providers who will assist the NDIA to support the development of robust support coordination services for NDIS participants with exceptionally complex support needs. The Exceptionally Complex Support Needs (ECSN) Program, released on 5 April 2019, will be delivered by organisations […]

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