The NDIA today announced three more launch / trial areas, as from 1 July 2014.

Australian Capital Territory

During 2013-14 programs will be implemented to help people with a significant and permanent disability, their families, carers and service providers get ready for the NDIS in the ACT. The scheme will launch on 1 July 2014. The NDIS will have full coverage across the ACT by July 2016.

Northern Territory

The launch of the NDIS will commence in the Barkly region from July 2014. From July 2016, the NDIS will progressively roll out in the Northern Territory and by July 2019, all eligible residents will be covered.

Western Australia

A two year launch of the Scheme will commence in Western Australia on 1 July 2014. This involves a NDIS launch site commencing from July 2014 in the Perth Hills area for residents living in the local government areas (LGAs) of Swan, Kalamunda and Mundaring as well as two sites operating under the Western Australian My Way initiative, from July 2014 for people in the Lower South West area and from July 2015 for people in the Cockburn-Kwinana area.

 

National Disability Insurance Scheme