Availability

All eligible Victorians now have access to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) with the Scheme rolling out on 1 January 2019 in the last remaining regions in Victoria; Goulburn, Mallee and Outer Gippsland.

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Victoria statistics as at 30 September 2018

  • 50,847 people in Victoria benefiting from the NDIS
  • 47,253 participants with an approved plan
  • 3,594 children supported through the ECEI gateway
  • 20.6% growth in the number of participants this quarter

NDIS in metropolitan Melbourne

Please use the following map to find out more about when the NDIS is arriving in your area.

NDIS in metropolitan melbourne map

Bayside Peninsula

The NDIS is now available in the Bayside Peninsula area.

The Bayside Peninsula area covers the local government areas of:

  • Bayside
  • Frankston
  • Glen Eira
  • Kingston
  • Mornington Peninsula
  • Port Phillip
  • Stonnington

Additional information about phasing arrangements is available on the Bayside Peninsula page on the Victorian Government website (external).

The ECEI and LAC partner for this region is the Brotherhood of St Laurence (external) (External website).

Brimbank Melton

The NDIS is now available in the Brimbank Melton area.

The Brimbank Melton area covers the local government areas of:

  • Brimbank
  • Melton

The ECEI and LAC partner for this region is the Brotherhood of St Laurence (external) (External website)

Hume Moreland

The NDIS is now available in the Hume Moreland area.

The Hume Moreland area covers the local government areas of:

  • Hume
  • Moreland

Additional information about phasing arrangements is available on the Hume Moreland page on the Victorian Government website (external).

The ECEI and LAC partner for this region is the Brotherhood of St Laurence (external) (External website).

Inner Eastern Melbourne

The NDIS is now available in the Inner Eastern Melbourne region.

The Inner East Melbourne area covers the local government areas of:

  • Boroondara
  • Manningham
  • Monash
  • Whitehorse

Additional information about phasing arrangements is available on the Inner Eastern Melbourne page on the Victorian Government website (external) (External website).

The ECEI partner for the Inner East Melbourne region is Link Health and Community (external) (External website).

Latrobe Community Health Service (external) (External website) is our LAC partner in the region.

North Eastern Melbourne

The NDIS is now available in the North Eastern Melbourne area.

The North East Melbourne area covers the local government areas of:

  • Banyule
  • Darebin
  • Nillumbik
  • Whittlesea
  • Yarra

Additional information about phasing arrangements is available on the North East Melbourne page on the Victorian Government website (external) (External website).

The ECEI and LAC partner for this region is the Brotherhood of St Laurence (external) (External website).

Outer Eastern Melbourne

The NDIS is now available in the Outer Eastern Melbourne area.

The Outer East Melbourne area covers the local government areas of:

  • Knox
  • Maroondah
  • Yarra Ranges

Additional information about phasing arrangements is available on the Outer Eastern Melbourne page on the Victorian Government website (external) (External website).

The ECEI partner for this area is Link Health and Community (external) (External website).

Latrobe Community Health Service (external) (External website) is our LAC partner in the region.

Southern Melbourne

The NDIS is now available in the Southern Melbourne area.

The Southern Melbourne area covers the local government areas of:

  • Cardinia
  • Casey
  • Greater Dandenong

The ECEI partner for this area is Link Health and Community (external) (External website).

Latrobe Community Health Service (external) (External website) is our LAC partner in the region.

Western Melbourne

The NDIS is now available in the Western Melbourne area.

The Western Melbourne area covers the local government areas of:

  • Hobsons Bay
  • Maribyrnong
  • Melbourne
  • Moonee Valley
  • Wyndham

The ECEI and LAC partner for this region is the Brotherhood of St Laurence (external) (External website).

NDIS in regional Victoria

Use the map of regional Victoria to find out if the NDIS is currently available in your region, or find your region in the list below.

NDIS in regional Victoria map

Barwon

The NDIS has been available in the Barwon area since July 2013.

The Barwon area covers the local government areas of:

  • Greater Geelong
  • Colac Otway
  • Surf Coast
  • Queenscliff

The ECEI partner for this area is Barwon Child, Youth and Family (external) (External website).

Latrobe Community Health Services (external) (External website) is our LAC partner in this area.

Central Highlands

The NDIS is now available on the Central Highlands region.

The Central Highlands area covers the local government areas of

  • Ararat
  • Ballarat
  • Golden Plains
  • Hepburn
  • Moorabool
  • Pyrenees

Additional information about phasing arrangements is available on the Central Highlands page on the Victorian Government website (external). (External website)

The ECEI and LAC partner in this region is Latrobe Community Health Service (external) (External website).

Goulburn

The NDIS will become available in the Goulburn area from 1 January 2019.

The Goulburn area covers the local government areas of:

  • Greater Shepparton
  • Mitchell
  • Moira
  • Murrindindi
  • Strathbogie

Our ECEI and LAC partner in Goulburn is Intereach (external) (External website).

Inner Gippsland

The NDIS is now available in the Inner Gippsland area, it covers the local government areas of:

  • Bass Coast
  • Baw Baw
  • Latrobe
  • South Gippsland

Additional information about phasing arrangements is available on the Inner Gippsland page on the Victorian Government website (external) (External website).

The ECEI partner for this area is Link Health and Community (external) (External website).

Latrobe Community Health (external) (External website) is our LAC partner in the region.

Loddon

The NDIS is now available in the Loddon area.

The Loddon area covers the local government areas of:

  • Campaspe
  • Central Goldfields
  • Greater Bendigo
  • Loddon
  • Macedon Ranges
  • Mount Alexander

Additional information about phasing arrangements is available on the Loddon page on the Victorian Government website (external) (External website).

Our ECEI and LAC partner in Loddon is Intereach (external) (External website).

Mallee

The NDIS will become available in the Mallee area from 1 January 2019.

The Mallee area covers the local government areas of:

  • Buloke
  • Gannawarra
  • Mildura
  • Swan Hill

Our ECEI and LAC partner in Mallee is Intereach (external) (External website).

Outer Gippsland

The NDIS will become available in the Outer Gippsland area from 1 January 2019.

The Outer Gippsland area covers the local government areas of:

  • East Gippsland
  • Wellington

The ECEI partner for this area is Link Health and Community (external) (External website).

Our LAC partner in this region is Latrobe Community Health Service (external) (External website).

Ovens Murray

The NDIS is now available in the Ovens Murray area.

The Ovens Murray area covers the local government areas of:

  • Alpine
  • Benalla
  • Indigo
  • Mansfield
  • Towong
  • Wangaratta
  • Wodonga

Additional information about phasing arrangements is available on the Ovens Murray page on the Victorian Government website (external) (External website).

Our ECEI partner in this region is Merri Community Health Service (external). (External website)

Our LAC partner in this region is Latrobe Community Health Service (external) (External website)

Wimmera South West (Western District)

The NDIS is now available in the Wimmera South West area, formerly referred to as Western District area.

The Wimmera South West area covers the local government areas of:

  • Corangamite
  • Glenelg
  • Hindmarsh
  • Horsham
  • Moyne
  • Northern Grampians
  • Southern Grampians
  • Warrnambool
  • West Wimmera
  • Yarriambiack

Additional information about phasing arrangements is available on the Wimmera South West page on the Victorian Government website (external) (External website).

The ECEI and LAC partner in this region is Latrobe Community Health Service (external) (External website).

Early Childhood Early Intervention

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

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

In Victoria, the partners delivering ECEI services are:

Find your nearest partner office.

If the NDIS is yet to roll out in your area, you can contact the Victorian Early Childhood Intervention Service (ECIS; external) (External website) to find out the supports available for your child.

If you are interested in working with one of our partners to deliver ECEI services, visit their website recruitment page:

Local Area Coordination

For most people aged 7 and above, an LAC working for one of our partners will be your main contact point for the NDIS.

In Victoria the partners delivering LAC services are:

Find your nearest partner office.

If you are interested in working as an LAC in Victoria you can find available positions by visiting our partners recruitment pages:

Government Agreement for Transition to the NDIS in Victoria

The Victorian and Commonwealth Governments signed a bilateral agreement for transition to the NDIS in Victoria (external), (External website) beginning in 2016, and agreed to an Operational Plan (PDF 244KB) for how the Scheme is funded and rolled out. 

On 4 May 2013, agreement was reached between the Commonwealth and Victoria on arrangements for the full rollout of the NDIS by July 2019. The Heads of Agreement (PDF 224KB) outlines the parameters for transition to full scheme arrangements within specific timelines.

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