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  • Temporary coronavirus measures extended

    Thursday October 15 2020

    Temporary measures were introduced earlier this year to make sure National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participants could keep getting the support they need during the coronavirus (COVID-19). These measures will now be extended until February 2021. They include: eligible NDIS participants can use funding to buy low-cost Assistive Technology, such as smart devices (up to […]

  • Information for NDIS participants from the Quality and Safeguards Commission

    Thursday May 14 2020

    National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participants may be worried about getting the support they need during coronavirus (COVID-19). The NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission (the Commission) has put together a factsheet for participants to help explain some of the changes they might expect. The Commission is working with NDIS providers to make sure they understand […]

  • NDIS Access Request Form is now online

    Thursday April 30 2020

    To apply for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) most people need to fill out an Access Request Form (ARF). We have been asking for the ARF to be put online since the NDIS started, and now it finally is. Having the form available online means that people can easily access and fill out the […]

  • Can you get a smart device with your NDIS funding?

    Monday April 27 2020

    On Monday 27 April, the Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), the Hon Stuart Robert MP, announced changes to help NDIS participants during the COVID-19 pandemic. This includes giving participants more flexibility over their Core Supports funding. Usually, you can only use your NDIS funding for your disability needs. You can’t use your […]