ASU members working in the community are leading the way and getting vaccinated to protect themselves and others. Book in for your vaccination today.
NSW Health have today announced that they will be requiring disability support workers who live OR work in LGAs of concern to have their first dose of a COVID vaccine by August 30.
All the latest restrictions for those in NSW.
NSW Health have announced that disability support workers who live OR work in LGAs of concern to have their first dose of a COVID vaccine by August 30. Read more here.
NSW Health have announced that they will be requiring authorised workers who work outside their LGA of concern to only attend work if rapid antigen testing is implemented at their work-site OR they have had their first vaccination dose by August 30. Read more here.
ASU Career Launchpad has a range of new courses to boost your skills and help you resolve difficult work situations.
ASU Delegates from across the disability sector came up with an idea, a network to connect, learn and grow DSWs careers in the NDIS.
We have launched www.dswconnect.com.au to support DSWs to do their job well, to access ongoing relevant training and to campaign to lift the standards in our sector.
- Training courses for Disability Support Workers
- Networking events to discuss our work
- Pay Rates for NDIS Workers
Share this fantastic resource with your NDIS colleagues.
Every worker in the Community and Disability sectors should have paid time off work for holidays, breaks, long service and if you are unwell or caring for someone in your family.
Use the Find My Leave calculator to find out how much leave you could have if we had portable entitlements.
ASU members in community and disability services have been at the frontline of the pandemic supporting local communities. This year's conferences even more important than usual. Over two jam packed days over 100 delegates from community and disability sector came together over Zoom to learn, discuss and advocate for their work.
NSW Health has recommended that disability day programs temporarily cease all activities in group settings from 6pm July 27 to August 10.
We have written to NDIS Minister Linda Reynolds. You can read our letter here.
Work in day programs? Let us know here.
In just one week we received over 1,000 responses to our survey about the vaccine in the disability sector.
Here’s what you told us:
The majority of disability workers, over 65%, are on track to be vaccinated. They have either had two jabs, one jab or have an appointment already scheduled.
While only 20% of disability workers are currently fully vaccinated two-thirds of the workforce are ready to get a vaccine today.