NDIS has commenced roll out across 70 per cent of Victoria

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) has now commenced roll out across 70 per cent of Victoria, with the Scheme starting in Southern Melbourne from the start of September.

September 1 marks a significant milestone – with the NDIS now having commenced roll out in 11 of the 16 areas in Victoria scheduled to enter the Scheme by 2020.

More than 42,000 Victorians are currently accessing the Scheme, including more than 8,000 people who are receiving support for the first time.

The rollout in Southern Melbourne is forecast to increase the number of people receiving disability support in the Southern Region by more than 5,000 people by 2020.