Other services in your state or territory

Existing government disability services

If you are not in a National Disability Insurance Scheme first stage site, you will still be able to engage with existing Australian and state and territory government disability services around your support needs.

Follow the links to find a government disability service near you.

Australian Government

Department of Social Services website: www.dss.gov.au/our-responsibilities/disability-and-carers (external link)

The Commonwealth funds organisations to provide advocacy services to people with disability under the National Disability Advocacy Program (NDAP) (external link). The NDAP provides people with disability access to effective disability advocacy that promotes, protects and ensures their full and equal enjoyment of all human rights enabling community participation.

To find out more about any of the 59 NDAP agencies across Australia, try the NDAPfinder (external link).

Australian Capital Territory

ACT Office for Disability

New South Wales

Website: http://www.adhc.nsw.gov.au/ (external link)

Northern Territory

Northern Territory Government Office of Disability


Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services

South Australia

Disability Information Service (external)


Tasmanian Government Disability and Community Services

The Gateway Services are the community-based entry point for people with disability to access services. They can be contacted by ringing 1800 171 233 from anywhere in Tasmania.


Department of Health and Human Services

Western Australia

Disability Services Commission

Roll out information

The NDIS is not available everywhere yet, see the Our Sites page to find out which areas currently have access.

Our Sites

Fact Sheets and Publications

Check the fact sheets about arrangements in each state and territory.

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