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Welcome to our information hub where you can read all about the latest innovations in the delivery of disability services in the home and in the community.

We will also keep you up-to-date with any relevant changes in the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) that you might need to know about.

Who manages the NDIS?

What is it?

Launched in 2013, the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) represents a fundamental change by the Federal Government in the way disability support is delivered. Not just a funding vehicle, the NDIS aims to promote inclusion, capacity building and accessibility in the broader community.

It is design to provide people living with a disability with meaning, choice and control over the services they access and to assist them with the goal of living a fulfilling life within the community.

What can it offer me?

Being an NDIS Participant provides the following benefits:

  • Choice and control over your supports.
  • Information and assistance to make the best choices and decisions.
  • Flexible funding that allows your support to change with your needs.
  • An opportunity to participate more fully in your community.


Who manages the NDIS?

The NDIS is managed by the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA). The NDIA has Planners and also works with partner organisations to deliver Local Area Coordination (LAC). You will meet with either an NDIA Planner or LAC to develop your plan. We can also assist in these meetings and help ensure an effective delivery of your services.


When can I apply to join the NDIS?

You can visit the NDIS website to see if you will be eligible to participate in the NDIS. If you are still unsure if you are eligible then give us a call us on (08) 9340 7283.

Who can I contact for more information?

We’re experts in dealing with the NDIS system, so give us a call and we’d love to assist you. Call us today on (08) 9340 7283

Alternatively you can contact the National Disability Insurance Agency on 1800 800 110 between 8am and 8pm (EST) weekdays or visit .You can also visit the NDIS office located at 78–80 Railway Parade (corner Marion Street), Midland. The NDIA provides regular updates on their website.

Things You Need To Know About The NDIS

  1. The NDIS enables all Australians with disability to access individualised funding that is tailored to meet their needs and goals.
  2. To access the NDIS, participants will need to meet age, residency and disability or early intervention requirements. Participants must be aged less than 65 years at the time of their eligibility request to participate in the NDIS.
  3. The NDIS allows it participants to have choice and control in the planning, delivery and financial management of supports.
  4. Participants can use their funding for disability related supports and services that assist them to pursue the goals and vision in their NDIS plan. NDIS will assess these supports against reasonable and necessary criteria.
  5. We can help you prepare for the NDIS.

Are you considering applying for NDIS support and want to know how to make the process simple while maximising your benefits?

Call us today to find out more about what we can do for you.