What is the NDIS?

The NDIS provides funding to eligible people with disability to gain more time with family and friends, greater independence, access to new skills, jobs, or volunteering in their community, and an improved quality of life. 

The NDIS also connects anyone with disability to services in their community.

This includes connections to doctors, community groups, sporting clubs, support groups, libraries and schools, as well as providing information about what support is provided by each state and territory government.

The NDIS now supports over 500,000 Australians with disability to access the services and supports they need.

This includes supporting approximately 80,000 children with developmental delay, ensuring they receive supports early so that they achieve the best outcomes throughout their lives.

For more information you can view the Participant Service Charter.

Find more resources about applying to the NDIS in accessible formats on the booklets and factsheets page.

We’re introducing a new computer system and some improvements to the way we deliver the NDIS. Find out about what we're doing next.  

This page current as of
17 April 2024