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Setting standards and building sector capacity for NDIS

Free practitioner core standard workshops will be held at 20 key regional and metro centres across NSW from 03 February to 27 April 2016. The workshops have been designed for practitioners, nurses and administrators working to support people with disability

 	Just outside a front door, a seated lady laughs while a standing lady sprays a garden hose.

Active Support = Happy Life

Active Support assists people with disability to make their own decisions and promotes participation in everyday activities.

NSW NDIS rollout announced

NDIS rollout in NSW announced

A historic agreement signed by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and NSW Premier Mike Baird has delivered certainty for how and when the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will roll out across NSW.

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OOHC Adoption Practice Innovation Conference and Workshops

Thank you to FACS staff, NGO colleagues and keynote speakers - including Janie Cravens and Maree Walk, pictured here with Minister Brad Hazzard - who made Tuesday’s OOHC Adoption Innovation Conference such a success.

New Resource Kit available for planners working with people who have complex needs

This Planning Resource Kit is intended to strengthen existing good practice and to provide guidance for engaging a person with complex support needs in planning.

Out-of-home care contracts extended until 2017

As part of the out-of-homecare (OOHC) reforms which began in 2012, the NSW Government is extending current OOHC service provider contracts until April 2017.

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