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The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is overseen by the NDIA. It aims to provide choice and control to people with disability over the supports they receive and who provides them. To find out more visit our About the NDIS web page.

If you believe you are eligible for NDIS support, you will need to:

  • Complete the Access Request (AR) form
  • You can find this online or at a NDIS office accessible to you.
  • For access to the NDIS, you can apply as:


Parent/Guardian for your child

Their legal representative

Eligibility will depend on your age, where you live, your disability and other factors. For more information visit Help with the NDIS.

  • You must be an Australian citizen, permanent resident or an Australian citizen with a Protected Special Category Visa.
  • Must be aged under 65 years.
  • Have a permanent disability that restricts your ability to interact and perform everyday tasks and activities.

You can manage your NDIS funding in three ways. You can get someone from the NDIA to manage your plan, this is called agency managed. You can get a plan manager to manage your plan, this is called plan managed. You can manage your plan yourself, this is also known as self-managed. You don’t have to just select one way, you can use a combination.

According to the NDIS,

The Disability Support Pension along with other income supports and payments such as the Carer Payment, Carer Supplement, Carer Allowance and Child Disability Assistance Payment are entirely separate to the NDIS.

These payments will not be affected if a patient qualifies for NDIS funding (the exception to this is the Mobility Allowance from Centrelink, which may be replaced if your patient’s NDIS plan includes transport-related funded supports).

It’s important to note that someone who is receiving the Disability Support Pension is not automatically eligible for NDIS funding and supports.

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