Eligible NDIS providers in Queensland (Qld), South Australia (SA) and Tasmania will be able to claim a one-off payment from the NDIA for support workers to receive their COVID-19 vaccination. The availability of the payment across the three final states marks the one-off payment becoming a national approach to enable support workers to access the vaccine and to protect participants, with the payment already available in all other states. The payment of $100 per worker, per dose, can be claimed directly from the NDIA and retrospectively for any vaccinations that a worker has received between: 10 November and 15 December...
Eligible NDIS providers in New South Wales and the Northern Territory will join those in Victoria in being able to claim a one-off payment from the NDIA for support workers to receive their COVID-19 vaccination.
Eligible NDIS providers in Victoria will be able to claim a one-off payment from the NDIA to cover costs for support workers to receive their COVID-19 vaccination.
The NDIA and The Pharmacy Guild Australia have joined forces to make it easier for NDIS participants to book and access COVID-19 vaccinations through local pharmacies.
The NDIS has introduced a temporary measure to further support participants during the COVID-19 pandemic, with those in lockdown areas no longer needing to use their support funding to pay someone to cook and shop for them.
Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Senator the Hon Linda Reynolds CSC today announced an expansion of financial payments available to providers supporting NDIS participants to attend COVID-19 vaccination appointments.