National Panel of Assessors

3 August 2018

As part of the current reforms to Disability Employment Services (DES) program, a new National Panel of Assessors (NPA) has been established from a grant selection process, to deliver assessment services from 1 July 2018. The NPA will provide a range of independent assessment services to assist people with disability who are seeking employment and/or keep sustainable employment.

As a result of the grant application process:

  • 93 organisations were recommended to deliver NPA Assessment services from 1 July 2018,
  • 48 new NPA organisations were recommended to start providing NPA assessment services across Australia, and
  • 45 existing NPA organisations were recommended to continue to deliver NPA services.

A list of organisations that have received and accepted offers to deliver NPA from 1 July 2018 is now available on the DSS website.

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