New NDIS worker screening takes effect from February 2021

Minister Dawson announced yesterday afternoon that the NDIS Worker Screening Bill has passed through parliament. This new screening process will come into force 1 February 2021. The new screening process will make sure that individuals looking to work with people with disability through disability providers or directly engaged do not pose a risk. It will […]

Co-residents and Rent Setting Policy

WAiS, together with organisations such as People with Disabilities WA, have been working with the WA Department of Communities, Housing, over a number of years, seeking a workable and positive Rent Setting Policy for Co-residents who are supporting people with disability living in a social housing rental property. In March, a media release by Ministers […]

Microenterprise Marketplace

WAiS along with EDAC and Valued Lives have been working on a Microenterprise Marketplace event to be held on International Day of People with Disability on Thursday, 3rd December, at East Perth Football club. Up to 20 stallholders, all of whom are people with disability who own/run their own small business or microenterprise, will be […]

WAiS Supports the Uluru Statement From the Heart

WA’s Individualised Services is proud to support the Uluru Statement from the Heart. We accept the invitation from the Uluru Statement to all Australians to support constitutional and structural reform so Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people can take their rightful place in our nation. We support the proposal for  Vouce to Parliament enabled by […]

NDIS Quality & Safeguards Commission Sector Readiness Project

Are you an NDIS service provider in a regional or remote area? Do you want to make sense of the NDIS Commission Quality and Safeguards framework? Do you understand what your responsibilities are in order to meet the NDIS Commission quality and safety requirements? Do you have any questions about the code of conduct, complaints […]

The Lives We Lead Worklife

Drum roll!!!! We loved bringing you The Lives We Lead with stories from amazing individuals about their passions, talents and community connections. So, we are thrilled to announce that the Department of Communities, Disabilities has funded the Lives We Lead – Worklife which we’ll be rolling out over the next 12 months. This time round […]

NEW Starting a Small Business Easy Read Resources

WAiS are proud to let you know that we have three new Starting a Small Business resources available on our website!   The new resources are a Simple Action Plan, Business Plan and a Marketing Plan. These are great practical resources for you to work through when starting your own business.   This is part […]

NEW WAiS Resource! Choosing a Service Provider

WAiS is excited to share with you a new resource which has been in development for a few years, with many valued contributions from people with disability, their families, and local service providers. The resource is to assist people in thinking about, and choosing a service provider that is best for them   In the resource there are a number of different areas with questions to explore. You can go through the whole resource, […]

COVID 19 Helpline for WA People with Disability and Families

We know COVID-19 is having a huge impact on people with disabilities and their families in WA. If you need some information and/or support due to the impact of COVID-19 please call us. We will support you to connect with the most appropriate service and/or person who can help.   1800 031 093   This […]