The NDIS celebrates its sixth birthday today, as it marks a major milestone - becoming available in all regions across Australia, with the exception of Christmas Island and Cocos (Keeling) Islands.
The NDIS Price Guide and Support Catalogue 2019–20 come into effect today. Price changes are now live in the NDIS payment system.
The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Disability Reform Council met in June 2019 to endorse four major reforms to improve the delivery of the National Disability Insurance Scheme.
From 1 July 2019, the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission (NDIS Commission) begins operating in Vic, Qld, Tas, ACT and NT. The NDIS Commission began operating in NSW and SA on 1 July 2018. WA will transition from 1 July 2020. NDIS participants have the right to be safe and receive quality services from NDIS providers. The NDIS Commission is an independent agency established to improve the quality and safety of NDIS supports and services.
Due to system maintenance between Thursday 27 June and Sunday 30 June, there may be delays to changes to organisation details appearing in the myplace provider portal. All changes will appear after 1 July 2019.
Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), Stuart Robert, today announced a plan to resolve delays and backlogs for children with disability in accessing Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) supports through the NDIS.