Minister announces NDIS Fraud Taskforce

Posted on 24 July 2018

Minister for Social Services, the Hon Dan Tehan today announced the establishment of a new NDIS Fraud Taskforce to tackle potential and alleged fraud against the NDIS. 

The taskforce is a partnership between the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA), the Department of Human Services and the Australian Federal Police. 

The taskforce will focus on high risk and serious criminal activity potentially targeting the NDIS, while also building fraud prevention and detection capabilities within the NDIA. 

All reports of suspected fraud are taken seriously. Anyone with information about suspected fraud involving the NDIS should contact the Fraud Hotline on 1800 650 717.

More information about the taskforce is available in the media release (external) from the Minister for Social Services, the Hon Dan Tehan.