Who is eligibile for the NDIS?
To be eligible for the NDIS and NDIS funding, participant's must:
- Be under 65 years of age
- Be an Australian citizen
- Live in an area which is transitioning into the NDIS (a “launch site”)
- Each state and territory have different role out schedules which will transition people to the NDIS between 1 July 2016 through to 2019.
Click here to check the NDIS website to find out when it is coming to your area
- Require support from a person or equipment to do every day tasks due to an impairment or condition that is likely to be permanent, resulting in an individual that...
- Is unable able to join activities or do things without assistive technology, equipment and / or home modifications
If you are not eligible for the NDIS, you will continue to receive any existing funding.
If you are eligible and currently receive disability services through a previous scheme, your details will be sent to the NDIA when they are ready for your transition. You will be contacted three to six months prior to transition.