In line with public health and emergency bushfire advice in Western Australia, NDIS participants in Western Australia have access to a range of temporary measures so they can continue to receive their critical disability-related supports. These include automatic plan extensions for up to 12 months and flexible support for Assistive Technology purchases, urgent repairs and replacements.
Services Australia has opened a refurbished service centre in Perth where staff can help you access NDIS services.
Providers in WA now have more time to transition to the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission (NDIS Commission). The WA Department of Communities Disability Services Provider Panel re-opened registration on 1 July 2020 and will continue to accept new applications until tender closure date, 18 September 2020, 5pm AWST.
From 1 July 2020, providers operating in Western Australia (WA) are required to register with the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission (NDIS Commission), instead of the NDIA.
Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), Stuart Robert, today announced over $12.5 million in funding for organisations in Western Australia to build the capacity of Australians with disability to participate in and contribute to the community.
There are currently a number of bushfires burning in New South Wales, Queensland and Western Australia.