Welcome to Disability Ideas Informing Practice. This website has been set up as an online space for Australian Disability Enterprises to discuss, share and learn about disability employment.

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ACT NDIS Trial Site: The story so far

Jillian Paull, NDIS trial site manager in the ACT gives a video update (above) to the public on the progress of the scheme.In the ACT, two trial sites are leading implementation – Belconnen and Braddon reports on progress and how the Scheme is being received by participants.

Fronting Up to Disability Issues in the Victorian Election

Tricia Malowney is a prominent Victorian campaigner for inclusivity and disability rights. On behalf of the 20 per cent of Victoria’s population who live with a disability, she has drawn up a list of issues she believes politicians campaigning for the forthcoming State elections need to address.

Perth Hills NDIS Trial Site: The story so far

The primary work focus for the initial three months has been on contacting those who can participate in the scheme – as recipients, providers and partners. Service providers have shown a high interest in the information sharing sessions; presentations have been made to local councils who have shown keenness in making their services welcoming to NDIS; and working relationships with mainstream agencies have been progressed.

Tender Outcomes for Disability Employment Services

The government has confirmed completion of the tendering process that will place nearly half the nation's disability employment services with competitive suppliers.  Assistant Minister for Social Services, Senator Mitch Fifield, announced that the 47 successful tenderers, which replace services currently supplied by CRS Australia, will receive 202 separate offers to deliver Disability Management Services (DMS) across 97 Employment Service Areas.

Barkly NDIS Trial Site: The story so far