Western Australia - Questions and answers

General questions | WA NDIS client questions | Provider questions

Roll out of national NDIS in WA

From 1 July 2018, the National Disability Insurance Agency assumed responsibility for the delivery of the NDIS in WA. The NDIS will continue to roll out on a geographic basis and will be fully rolled out across Western Australia by 2020.

Visit NDIS in Western Australia for more information.

General questions

collapsedWhat is the difference between the WA NDIS and the NDIS?

collapsedWhat is the difference between transfer and transition?

collapsedWhat’s the process for transition and what are the arrangements for people who are 65 years old?

collapsedWhat are the Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) arrangements in WA for children 0 – 6 years old?

collapsedWill NDIA use Local Area Coordinators (LACs)?

collapsedDo people have the opportunity to appeal decisions made by the Government of WA implementing the WA NDIS and the NDIA implementing the NDIS?

Questions from WA NDIS clients

collapsedHow will people in the WA NDIS transfer to the NDIA?

collapsedDoes the eligibility criteria differ across two different services?

collapsed I heard that while transferring from the WA NDIS to the national scheme I might have a cut in my funding support?

collapsedWhat is the format of the plan transfer meeting?

collapsedDo I need to do a plan review before transferring from the WA NDIS to the national scheme?

collapsedMy existing WA NDIS plan does not meet my needs and I haven’t been contacted by the national scheme, can I then ask my Local Coordinator (LC) to review my plan?

collapsedCan I bring my LC to my NDIS plan review?

collapsedWhen will the next plan review occur after transfer?

collapsedMy WA NDIS plan has come up for review with my Local Coordinator and I’ve been told to wait for the NDIS transfer process, what happens in the meantime?

collapsedHow are providers linked to NDIS plans during the transfer process?

collapsedAre the quotable items and quoting process within the WA NDIS plan different to the NDIA process?

collapsedWill support coordination be included as part of the transfer?

collapsedWhat happens with mobility allowance?

Questions from providers

collapsedAm I able to claim the establishment fee for Personal Care/Community Access for a participant who has their plan transferred from WA NDIS to the NDIA administered NDIS?

collapsedAs a Provider, how does the transition to the national NDIS affect me?

collapsedWill the pricing structure be the same?

collapsedWe have applied to be a registered provider. Will our application be processed in time for the participant transfers?  

collapsedWhat happens to In-kind funding?

collapsedWill there be a need to register for specialist support coordination?