FAQs

About the NDIS

What is the National Disability Insurance Scheme?

Who is the National Disability Insurance Agency?

Will funding for disability services increase?

How is NSW preparing for the transition to the NDIS?

What role will the NSW Government have after the NDIS is completed?

Rollout of the NDIS

When will the NDIS be available in my area?

How does this affect me if I currently receive supports?

How does this affect me if I do not currently receive supports?

Getting Ready

How will the NDIS improve supports for people with disability?

What happens to my current supports?

What is continuity of support?

Who should I contact in crisis situations?

What is the role of nominees?

Where can I get help in making decisions about my future?

Eligibility

How do I know if I am eligible for the NDIS?

Who will decide if I can access the NDIS?

What if I am not eligible for an individualised NDIS supports package?

What will happen to people over 65 years of age?

How will the NDIS assist people with severe disability?