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Project to build the capacity of the ACT disability sector  workforce - Tender Announced

With the transition to the NDIS there is a need to attract and  retain a more representative workforce which is also able to operate  effectively in the new service purchase and delivery environment.  

The Territory has released a Request for Proposals seeking a  provider/providers to build the capacity of the ACT disability sector workforce  through piloting innovative workplace and worker systems reform using a  collective impact approach and co-designed pilot projects to broadly disperse  learnings. This project is funded through the Commonwealth NDIS Sector  Development Fund.   

Tender documentation for RFP 28537.110 is available on the  Tenders ACT website : https://tenders.act.gov.au/ets/tender/search/tender-search.do?action=advanced-tender-search-open-tender .  

All correspondence related to this RFP must be directed to  Tenders ACT.

The tender closes 19 January 2017 and the project is expected to  commence in late March 2017

Joint ACT and NDIA announcement  - 19 October 2016

Discussions have occurred between the ACT and the Commonwealth and the NDIA is continuing planning in the ACT.  All eligible participants will continue to receive access to the NDIA in line with agreed priority intake plans.  The NDIS is not a capped program and priority will be given to participants who have already been made eligible for the scheme.