The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) reached a major milestone recently with Queensland joining six other states and territories with full scheme agreements.
The Queensland Government has advised they will not be able to progress any new registration requests from 1 April 2019 for some specific registration groups.
The NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission will roll out across Vic, Qld, Tas, ACT and NT from 1 July 2019. The NDIS Commission began operating in NSW and SA on 1 July 2018, WA will transition from 1 July 2020.
Funding of $2.8 million will be provided to assist the Queensland disability sector prepare for Information, Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC) grant funding under the NDIS in 2019-20.
Queenslanders with disability will benefit from improved access to support and services announced today.
Community organisations are being invited to partner with the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) to deliver Local Area Coordination (LAC) and/or Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) services in a number of service areas across the Northern Territory, Queensland, Victoria and New South Wales.