The NDIS is in the news today, for all the wrong reasons.
In this in-depth podcast "Market Farces" ASU Secretary Natalie Lang speaks with Richard Denniss (Chief Economist, The Australia Institute) and Nina Funnell (journalist and anti-violence advocate) about the federal governments' handover of vital life saving service 1800RESPECT to a private, for-profit company Medibank Health Solutions, and the ASU's campaign to save it.
Over 30,000 people turned out to march for equality in Sydney this Sunday 10 September 2017.
ASU Delegates and officials met with Qantas management in Sydney.
This month over 60 ASU delegates participated in our Disability and Social and Community Services conferences. One delegate from Ability Options, Umaru Jalloh, attended to represent members at Ability Options.
Last week members determined that the ASU would endorse Tim Ayers as the ALP candidate to run in the next federal election, likely to be in 2019.
The FWC has confidentially resolved a dispute involving a Mission Australia program manager allegedly made redundant without consultation while she was on parental leave.
The Federal Government has announced that it’s going to establish a Code of Conduct for all NDIS workers to follow.
This new Code of Conduct is being established to ensure people with a disability receive NDIS supports in a safe and ethical way and will outline the obligations you and your employer will be required to follow if you work with NDIS clients.
Voting for the new Sydney Water Enterprise Agreement is now open and continues all week closing at 10 am, Monday 26 June 2017.
Last year St Vincent de Paul was awarded the NDIS contract to deliver Local Area Coordinator services across parts of NSW.