8 July 2018 - Where to seek advice
If you're in the process of receiving an autism diagnosis for your child, or if you have a new diagnosis, you can contact our friendly team on 1300 273 435 to help map out your next steps, discuss important NDIS information and learn more about our service. Other useful resources include Autism Awareness Australia and the Raising Children’s Network.
9 June 2018 - how to self manage your NDIS budget
Want to know more about self managing your budget? Watch this NDIS video for helpful advice.
31 May 2018 - Brisbane and Gold Coast NDIS partners announced
The Federal Government has announced the partners for families transitioning to the NDIS in Brisbane and the Gold Coast. Read the press release here.
23 April 2018 - What is a Local Area Coordinator
This Q&A explains the role of LACx, what they do and how they are different from an NDIA planner
16 April 2018 - Glossary of Terms
This Q&A provides a useful list o f the common words and terms being used by the NDIS
13 February 2018 - Pathway Improvement Update
Information includes how the pilot is progressing re improving the experience people and organisations have with the NDIS
20 January 2017 - NDIS fortnightly newsletter
This newsletter includes info on "what is a plan review", "when will my access request be assessed?, and more
10 November 2017- Q&A - common questions asked by participants and answered by the NDIA
This week's Q&A includes: Is it possible to have hte same planner next year?; can you use a support coordinator if you are self-managed?; How can I get an idea of whether I'll qualify for hte NDIS?
3 November 2017 - Q&A - this regular update from the NDIA includes answers to common questions posed by participants.
Questions in this Q&A include: What is the difference between a Local Area Coordinator and a planner?; After being accepted as a participant in the NDIS, how long until I will be contacted to set up a plan?
18 October 2017 - New NDIS parthway released to improve participant and provider experience
In a press release, the NDIA has released information on a new participant pathway for people and organisations engaging with the NDIS.
25 August 2017- Reviewing and changing a participant's plan
This information relates to how a participant's plan can be review and changed
24 July 2017 - Watch the library of webinars on navigating the NDIS
This library of webinars is useful for people who have not been able to attend NDIS workshops.
10 July 2017 - Expired plan service gap
You can still access services if there is a gap in your plan where you are waiting for a review and your plan expired. View the fact sheet.
7 July 2017 - Q & A
Questions on accessing the NDIA are answered in this Q&A
31 May 2017 - Queensland regions get early access to the NDIS
Families in IPswich, Bundaberg and Rockhampton will get earlier access to the NDIS. Read more here
08 November 2016 - Plan Review Update
Some NDIS participants that have scheduled plan reviews coming up with have their plans extended. Learn more here.
02 November 2016 - Explaining the new National Disability Insurance Scheme
NDIA strategic Advisor Peter de Natris is interviewed on the ABC Babytalk program about how parents of children aged 0-6 can work with the NDIS to support their children. Listen here
01 November 2016 - NDIS roll out in Queensland
The NDIS continues its expansion across Queensland to include people with disability living in Mackay, Isaac and Whitsundays. Read more here
6 October 2016 - Australia's First National Guideline for Autism Diagnosis
A major study has been launched to develop Australia's first national diagnostic guideline for autism. Read more here
17 March 2016 - Media Statement, Queensland Premier The Hon. Annastacia Palaszczuk & Minister for Disability Services, Minister for Seniors and Minister Assisting the Premier on North Queensland The Hon. Coralee O'Rourke
NDIS agreement reached for Queensland roll out. Read the media release here
11 December 2015 - Media Statement, The Hon. Christian Porter MP, Minister for Social Services (SA)
NDIS roll-out to change the lives of thousands of South Australians. Read the media release here
10 December 2015 - Measuring outcomes of the NDIS for people with disability.
Click here for the media release
12 November 2015 - 9th Quarterly Report
The 2015-16 Quarter 1 report was released on 12 November 2015. Read it here
10 November 2015 - Queensland NDIS Update
Read the Queensland NDIS update - No.17 here.
26 October 2015 - NDIS Assistive Technology Strategy
Read the strategy and find out how the NDIS is empowering participants to choose technology that best supports their needs here
23 October 2015 - NDIS Annual Report
The NDIA 2014-15 Annual Report was tabled on 22 October 2015. For full details, click here