Depending on what type of provider you are, organisations seeking to provide supports in Western Australia must abide by certain rules, regulations and agreements when providing services.
Terms of business
It is important that providers read and understand the terms of business. These are available in the Provider Toolkit key resources:
Quality and safeguards working arrangements
- WA Quality and Safeguards Working Arrangements (PDF 615KB)
- WA Quality and Safeguards Working Arrangements (DOCX 148KB)
Guide to suitability
The guide to suitability is available in the Provider Toolkit (external) (External website) key resources:
- Provider registration guide to suitability WA July 2019 (PDF 613KB)
- Provider registration guide to suitability WA July 2019 (DOCX 146KB)
Providers are required to provide supports to participants consistent with the NDIA Terms of Business, WA Quality and Safeguards Working Arrangements, and Guide to Suitability. It is important to read the entire Guide to Suitability, but please ensure you pay particular attention to the section specifically about WA providers.
Western Australia (WA) Pending State Approval (PSA) next Steps:
WA providers seeking NDIS registration need to apply to be on the Disability Services Commission’s Panel Contract for Individually Funded Services.
Please visit the WA Disability Services Commission website (external) (External website).
National requirements for providers of employment supports
Providers seeking approval for:
- Assistance to Access and maintain employment or higher Education, and/or
- Specialised Supported Employment
Should not contact the WA Disability Services Commission. A current contract as a Commonwealth Disability Employment Service (DES) provider or a contract with a certifying body for the provision of certification, or certification against the National Standards for Disability Services (NSDS) via the Human Services Scheme are required as evidence to be submitted to the NDIA via the “Upload Evidence” tile in myplace.