The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a new way of providing community linking and individualised support for people with permanent and significant disability, and people with severe and persistent mental illness in limited circumstances.
The NDIS will deliver a life-long approach to support people with disability through individualised planning processes to identify the reasonable and necessary supports you need to enable you to achieve your goals.
The NDIS is being rolled out in stages because it’s a big change to the current system.
All regions of NSW are expected to be rolled out by 2018
To participate, you need to meet both the age and residence requirements. You also need to meet the disability requirements as per the NDIS criteria.