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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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

Accessibility Weekend 2014: Free entry to Victoria's favourite tourist attractions this weekend

Over 20 of Victoria’s favourite tourist attractions will be providing FREE entry to people who use a wheelchair and a carer during Accessibility Weekend.

Queenslanders with Disability Network: 'Plan Ahead' NDIS Workshops

Queenslanders with Disability Network (QDN) have 3 NDIS plan ahead workshops scheduled between November and December.  The workshops are two day sessions (From 10-2 pm each day) spread over two weeks.