What is the National Disability Insurance Scheme?

There are around 4.3 million Australians who have a disability. Within the next five years the NDIS will provide an estimated 500,000 Australians who havepermanent and significant disability with funding for supports and services. For many people, it will be the first time they receive the disability support they need. 


Applying for the NDIS, and navigating the planning process, is an undertaking, and we are here to help you.


If you are considering applying for the NDIS:

◊ Check your eligibility here 

◊ See information regarding applying and download the form here 

◊ If you need help with the planning process, you can find useful information here 

DRC advocates can help with:

◊ applying for the NDIS 

◊ assisting with preparing for, and attending planning meetings 

Internal Appeals (Review of a Reviewable Decision) 


Contact DRC’s advocates for NDIS Support