Youthrive is a Registered NDIS provider

The newly rolled out National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) can provide you or your loved one with a lifetime of government funded extra support. As a registered provider, the Youthrive team can provide support to participants, empower them and assist in achieving their goals.

About the NDIS

What is it?

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a new way of providing individualised support for people with an impairment or condition that is likely to be permanent, or a developmental delay that affects their ability to take part in everyday activities. The Scheme is being implemented by the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA).

How does it work?

The NDIS takes a flexible, whole-of-life approach working with participants, their families and carers, to develop individualised plans. The NDIS provides participants with more choice and control over how, when and where their supports are provided. It also provides certainty that they will receive the support they need over their lifetime. The NDIS works to connect participants with community and mainstream supports. The NDIS also funds the additional reasonable and necessary supports to help participants pursue their goals and aspirations, and participate in daily life. Helping people to build their social and economic participation requires the NDIS to work closely with community organisations to identify opportunities for people with disability. Visit the NDIS website for more information.

NDIS in Queensland

From 1 July 2016 the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will begin full roll out across Queensland. The NDIS will be operating state-wide by July 2019, ultimately providing support to more than 90,000 people.

1

July 2016 - June 2017

In the first year the NDIS roll out will continue across:

  • Townsville area, west to Mount Isa and up to the gulf
  • Mackay area and out to Whitsundays
  • Toowoomba and areas west.
2

July 2017 - June 2018

Between July 2017 and June 2018, the NDIS will roll out in:

  • the greater Ipswich area;
  • Bundarberg
  • Rockhampton, Gladstone and areas west.
3

July 2018 onwards

From July 2018, the NDIS will roll out to the remaining areas in the state including:

  • Logan and Redlands
  • Cairns and far north Queensland
  • Suburbs of Brisbane
  • Logan and Redlands
  • Fraser Coast and Burnett
  • Gold Coast area
  • Moreton Bay region and
  • Sunshine Coast up to Gympie.

People who currently receive Government Support

Eligible people currently receiving support through the Queensland Government will be moving to the NDIS alongside new participants in each of the areas. Existing Commonwealth and state based supports will continue until you are covered by the NDIS. For more detailed information on how and when people will move to the NDIS in your Local Government Area, please visit the NDIS website.

Visit the NDIS Website

Fact Sheets & Resources

NDIS has fact sheets and resources to help you every step of the way. To find out more visit the NDIS website.

Access Fact Sheets