FAQs 10 November 2014

So when does the NDIS start?

The NDIS has been running in trial sites around the country since 2013 and the full roll out started from July 1st 2016. Western Australia has two trial

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FAQs 10 November 2014

Is it really here to stay?

Yes it is. The NDIS is required by law to provide lifelong sustainable support for participants. The NDIS gives you the certainty that you, or you’re the person

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FAQs 10 November 2014

Will we be able to choose the type of support we receive?

Absolutely. This is what the NDIS is all about. It was established to give you more choice and control over how, when and where your supports are provided.

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FAQs 10 November 2014

So how is the NDIS different?

Because it’s about YOU. It’s about a new way of talking with and listening to you to work out the kinds of supports you need to live your

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FAQs 10 November 2014

Why did we need a new system?

Because the old system was inefficient, fragmented, unfair, underfunded and most people with a disability didn’t get the support they needed. It was run on a state-by-state basis

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FAQs 10 November 2014

Let’s start at the beginning. What is the NDIS?

The NDIS is the National Disability Insurance Scheme. It’s a new way of supporting people with a permanent and significant disability through giving them access to individualised funding,

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