Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme, Stuart Robert, has confirmed NDIS participants in declared hotspot local government areas have access to a range of temporary measures to ensure they can receive their disability-related supports, in line with public health advice. These measures are currently available in the declared hotspot local government area of the Northern Beaches, Sydney.
Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme, Stuart Robert, announced temporary changes to funding arrangements to allow NDIS participants in Victoria and New South Wales to claim the cost of personal protective equipment (PPE), including masks.
Changes to some Local Area Coordinators (LAC) Partners in NSW are now complete. The new Partners are now fully supporting participants in these service areas and will continue the great work they have always undertaken.
The NDIA has awarded $400 million to organisations across New South Wales to deliver Local Area Coordination services.
The Minister for the NDIS, Stuart Robert, today announced $400 million in grants to deliver frontline Local Area Coordination Services for the NDIS in New South Wales.
NDIA staff are joining the Department of Human Services Mobile Service Centres and Mobile Service Teams being deployed in bushfire affected areas throughout NSW and Victoria. NDIA staff will be available to discuss any additional support needs with participants, their families and carers. See where they are located today.