For South East Queensland, the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) started rolling out in selected areas on January 2017.
So if you are living with a disability, this is an exciting opportunity to live the life you want, through greater choice and control and a plan that meets your individual needs.
The NDIS is the National Disability Insurance Scheme, designed to reform the way disability services are funded and delivered.
The NDIS provides people with a permanent and significant disability (0 – 65 years) access to supports to help them take part in everyday activities and to achieve their individual goals and aspirations.
Will I be eligible?
The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA), works out who will eligible. You may be eligible if you are:
- under 65 years of age when you first access the scheme
- are an Australian Citizen or permanent resident
- have a permanent or significant disability