The NDIA is making changes to its assistive technology (AT) and home modification (HM) working arrangements with state equipment providers in Victoria and NSW. This is part of an ongoing program of changes to ensure our AT and HM processes are nationally consistent and easy to use for NDIS participants and providers.
From 1 March 2019, the Victorian, Tasmanian and ACT governments have advised they will no longer assess the a number of registration groups against their quality and safeguard standards.
Assistant Minister for Social Services, Housing and Disability Services, Sarah Henderson will visit Matchworks in Geelong today to present a range of practical changes to help National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participants with career goals to develop their skills and find work.
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.
The NDIS is rolling out to more areas in Victoria and Western Australia in October.
The NDIS has now commenced roll out across 70 per cent of Victoria, with the Scheme starting in Southern Melbourne from the start of September.