The NDIS provides individualised support for eligible people with a permanent and significant disability, as well as their families, and carers.
If you are under 65 years of age and satisfy the eligibility criteria, the NDIS will provide you with the reasonable and necessary supports you need to enjoy life.
Accessing services and supports through the NDIS will help you achieve your goals and improve your independence, with the overall goal to achieving better outcomes for your future.
Through the NDIS, you can:
These supports will help you to achieve your goals, which might involve:
As an insurance scheme, the NDIS takes a lifetime approach, investing in people with disability early to improve outcomes later in life.
The NDIS gives Australians peace of mind that if their child or loved one is born with, or acquires, a permanent and significant disability, they will get the support they need.
To start NDIS services, you need to become an NDIS participant. You do this by having your eligibility assessed and creating an NDIS plan with the NDIA for approved supports.
To start receiving NDIS services you need to have your eligibility assessed by the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA). You can use our NDIS initial planning meeting checklist to help you prepare.
Call us now on 1800 Ozcare (1800 692 273) for assistance to start your NDIS registration and find out if you’re eligible.register now
A number of free information sessions are being held across the state by disability organisations and service providers. Find a full list of the events on the NDIS Queensland events page and more information on the Queensland Government’s NDIS page.
Information is also available to download from NDIS – for participants Booklet 1,2 and 3
The NDIA is the independent agency that is implementing the NDIS. They are a national agency that look after NDIS for all of Australia. The NDIA:
Once you are an approved participant of the scheme, you can use the online myplace Participant Portal on the NDIS website to search for service providers in your area, request services, and manage your services and plan online.