Availability

The NDIS is now available in Tasmania. Find out how to apply.

Tasmania statistics as at 30 June 2019

  • 6,831 people in Tasmania are benefiting from the NDIS
  • 2,734 people are now receiving support for the first time
  • 232 children are being supported by the ECEI program

Early Childhood Early Intervention

The ECEI approach is available to all children aged 0-6 years with a developmental delay or disability across Tasmania.

An ECEI Coordinator working for one of our partners will be your main contact for the NDIS and can help you understand and access the most appropriate supports for your child.

In Tasmania the partners delivering ECEI services are:

Find your nearest partner office.

Local Area Coordination

For most people an LAC working for one of our partners will be your main contact point for the NDIS.

In Tasmania the partners delivering LAC services are:

Find your nearest partner office.

If you are interested in working with an LAC in Tasmania visit their website:

More information

Easy English materials about the Tasmanian roll out are available below:

Government Agreement for Transition to the NDIS in Tasmania

The Tasmanian and Commonwealth Governments signed a bilateral agreement for transition to the NDIS in Tasmania (external) (External website), and agreed to an Operational Plan (PDF 585KB) that outlines how the Scheme will be funded and rolled out. 

On 2 May 2013, agreement was reached between the Commonwealth and Tasmania on arrangements for the full rollout of the NDIS by July 2019. The Heads of Agreement (PDF 209KB) outlines the parameters for transition to full scheme arrangements within specific timelines.

TAS roll out statistics as of 31 March 2019

6,314

people in Tasmania are benefiting from the NDIS

2,226

people are now receiving support for the first time

15%

growth in the number of initial plans approved since last quarter

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This page current as of
15 August 2019