Eligible NDIS providers in New South Wales and the Northern Territory will join those in Victoria in being able to claim a one-off payment from the NDIA for support workers to receive their COVID-19 vaccination.
NDIS providers in Sydney COVID-19 hotspots will be supported by temporary financial assistance measures to ensure people with disability continue to receive the supports they need.
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.
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.
Federal Minister for Families and Social Services, Paul Fletcher, and New South Wales Minister for Disability Services, Ray Williams, today announced the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) has reached a major milestone with 100,000 people in NSW now receiving support through the scheme.