The South Australian Department of Human Services (DHS) will cease in-kind support coordination services for metropolitan clients on 31 December 2019. For participants in regional, rural and remote areas of South Australia, DHS is planning to cease delivery of in-kind support coordination by June 2020.
From October 2019, a new option for the funding and supply of nominated AT supports between $1,500 to $5,000 was introduced. This funding option is limited to nine new general AT items and will only be funded if itemised as a reasonable and necessary item within a participant’s NDIS plan.
We have introduced webchat on our website to help you quickly find general information about the Scheme through an online ‘live chat’ platform. You can find webchat on the Contact page. Webchat will be monitored from 8am to 8pm Monday to Friday local time.
Due to a scheduled update, there is a planned systems outage from Saturday 14 December at 11PM Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT) to Sunday 15 December at 4AM AEDT. Both the provider myplace portal and participant myplace portal will be unavailable during this time.
A 22 year-old Bendigo man has been charged by the NDIS Fraud Taskforce with eight offences of allegedly attempting to defraud the Scheme of close to $500,000.
Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), Stuart Robert, today announced over $12.5 million in funding for organisations in Western Australia to build the capacity of Australians with disability to participate in and contribute to the community.