How we can work to overcome challenges identified by the disability workers in this study.

As broadly similar themes have presented throughout the three years of the study, it is advised that the 2018 and 2019 recommendations are retained with some additions (please see Understanding the workforce experience of the NDIS – Longitudinal Research Project: Year one and Year two reports).

The following recommendations are based on the research findings presented here, and input from the project’s Expert Advisory Panel.

Research project delivered by the Department of Families, Fairness and Housing (formerly Department of Health and Human Services) and conducted by Ipsos Public Affairs

Future research

The Victorian Disability Worker Commission may have future opportunities to pursue disability worker- related consultation and research. Notification of opportunities to participate in consultation or research will be noted in the Commission’s newsletter. You can subscribe to the newsletter from the Disability Worker Commission website contact page by selecting 'Subscribe to periodic updates'.

For more information, events and resources to support Victoria’s disability workforce visit Victoria’s workforce plan for the NDIS.

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