The NDIA works closely with a number of sector reference groups to help develop a strong working partnership.
Autism Advisory Group
The Autism Advisory Group was established in 2018 to provide a strong voice on behalf of people with autism who are participating in the NDIS.
First Nations Advisory Council
The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) and First Peoples Disability Network (FPDN) have jointly established a First Nations Advisory Council.
First Nations Advisory Council members are First Nations advocates and include First Nations people with lived experience of disability.
Industry Chief Executive Forum
The purpose of the Industry Chief Executive Forum (ICE), formerly the Industry Reference Group (IRG), is to advise on improvements to the NDIS, which support development of a competitive market with innovative supports and services, and empower participants to pursue their goals in inclusive communities and workplaces
NDIA Mental Health Sector Reference Group
The first meeting of the NDIA Mental Health Sector Reference Group was held in 2014.
Pricing Reference Group
The Pricing Reference Group was established in response to the Independent Pricing Review (IPR) commissioned by the NDIA Board to address pricing issues raised by participants and providers. The Group first met in October 2018.
Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) Reference Group
The SDA Reference Group was established by the NDIA to support the development of the market, increase choice and control for participants, and ensure the long-term viability of SDA investments under the NDIS.