Friday Flashback: the day we said, bring it on!'s story
More than 1,500 people attended the Every Australian Counts kick-off event at Penrith Panthers to mark the start of the NDIS moving beyond the trial sites.
Many thousands more watched the event as it was live streamed across Australia.
It was a huge milestone for the NDIS and for Every Australian Counts supporters who had campaigned so long and so hard to reach that point.
Next week, exactly one year later, the NDIS will roll out in many other areas of Australia as part of the transition to full scheme.
As we said this time last year, bring it on!Read Friday Flashback: the day we said, bring it on!'s story
Stephen says before the NDIS he was a person who always did everything the hard way or simply just didn’t do it.Read Stephen's story
Molly’s mother Jane says the NDIS planner helped her step back from their day-to-day situation and to think outside the square.Read Molly's story
Leigh says its important to let your NDIS planner know what you want and to be clear about your dreams and goals.Read Leigh's story
It’s only been a few months since she began her NDIS journey but already 5-year-old Willow is well on track to start school next year.Read Willow's story
Lily’s multiple disabilities meant she didn’t fit neatly into common disability categories. When her family sat down with an NDIS planner it was their last resort.Read Lily's story
Siobhan’s mum Caroline had tried different combinations of support and care but nothing really worked for them both. They were among the first families atthe door of the NDIS when it opened in their area.Read Siobhan's story