This year a new category has been added. The People’s Choice Award will be nominated by people with disability and/or their families and carers and awarded by NSW Minister for Disability Services, Andrew Constance, for a strong commitment to person centred practices.
Other categories for nomination include:
“Now more than ever, innovation and new ideas will be the driving force in ensuring a successful rollout of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS),” Mr Constance said. The Innovation Awards were launched last year and are an initiative of the NSW Government in partnership with National Disability Services NSW (NDS).
- Innovation in independent living,
- Leadership in promoting community engagement and employment opportunities,
- Excellence in the use of technology
This year nominations can include volunteers, self nominations and private workers.
The Innovation Awards ceremony will be held in Sydney in September 2013.
For more information visit www.nds.org.au/nswdiia