Innovative Workforce Fund

A showcase of projects that engage, develop and utilise workforce in new ways to support people with disability under the NDIS.

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Designing service user-led support

Thin markets

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Servicing markets where demand is low

Ways of working

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Trialling teams and new contexts

Innovative thinking

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Structuring the innovation process

Worker capability

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New ways to build worker capability


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Diversifying the disability workforce

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News and Events

October 2018

IWF videos, presentations and more...

Please click below 'Read more' to explore the IWF individual project pages where you will find lots of lovely images, videos, informative flyers and presentation.

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September 2018

Tools and resources created by the IWF projects

We are really pleased to share a total of 26 tools and resources developed by projects under the IWF. You will find 2 or more resources under each of the 6 project themes.

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11 September 2018

Outside the Box conference - workforce solutions

NDS hosted the National Outside the Box conference in Sydney on 11 September 2018.

Projects from the Innovative Workforce Fund were featured with panel discussions to stimulate thinking in the areas around workforce innovation from within and beyond the sector.

The conference was a great opportunity for organisations to exhibit their projects and share their thoughts on successes and challenges.

We'd like to thank everyone who took part in such an eventful day.


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