Learn about NDIS progress in the latest Quarterly Report

The NDIA has released the Quarterly Report to disability ministers Q3 2021-22.

This Quarterly Report provides detailed information on Scheme performance from 1 January 2022 to 31 March 2022.

It contains a wide range of National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) data and provides commentary about the Scheme’s progress, successes, and challenges.

It also meets the requirements under Section 174 of the National Disability Insurance Act 2013 to provide public information about the progress of the NDIS.

Information in this Quarterly Report includes:

  • The ways we have worked across governments to support participants, providers, staff and partners this quarter during the COVID-19 pandemic (from page 5).
  • How we worked alongside disability support organisations to support flood-affected participants across Queensland and New South Wales (from page 7).
  • An update on our engagement work to strengthen relationships and build trust with the disability sector (from page 8).

See the NDIS in action

The Quarterly Report is also an opportunity to hear from our participants and providers from around the country and see how the NDIS is making a real difference in people’s lives. There are six participant stories featured in the report. (pages 11, 24, 47, 70, 94 and 111).

Data Highlights

At 31 March 2022, 518,668 participants were receiving NDIS support with 19,556 new participants joining the NDIS last quarter (a 3% increase).

Of the new participants who joined:

  • 44% were children, there are now 80,329 NDIS participants aged under 7 in the scheme.
  • 30.1% of new participants had a developmental delay, compared to 25.1% in the previous quarter.
  • 10.6% of participants who received a plan in the quarter had a psychosocial disability. 
  • 9.1% identified as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people
  • 9.2% identified as being from a Culturally and Linguistically Diverse community.
  • 1.9% were Australians living in remote and very remote areas

If you have any questions about the Quarterly Report, please contact the National Contact Centre on 1800 800 110 or email your questions to [email protected].

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