NDIS rollout continues across Australia (source: NDIS website)

Posted on 01 January 2018

 

From 1 January 2018 people with disability in new regions and age groups in three states across Australia will be eligible to access the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), improving the lives of people with disability across Australia.

 

These new rollout areas are:

 

The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) is working with Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) and Local Area Coordination (LAC) Partners in Community to deliver the NDIS in local communities across Australia. ECEI and LAC partners help participants navigate the NDIS and connect them with other community services, where appropriate. Partners in Community will assist people with disability and their families and carers to understand, access and prepare for the NDIS in advance of the roll outs. 

 

Once fully implemented in the new rollout areas, the NDIS is expected to support about: 

 

Approximately 460,000 people will participate in the NDIS across Australia nationally by 2020.

Visit your state or territory page for more information on the roll out of NDIS, and the NDIS Ready page for resources to help you prepare for the Scheme.

URL: https://www.ndis.gov.au/news/rollout-across-australia-1jan18.html?utm_source=National+Disability+Insurance+Scheme+eNewsletter&utm_ca

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