The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is the new way of providing support for Australians with disability, their families and carers. … The NDIS supports people with disability to build skills and capability so they can participate in the community and employment.
The Australian Government organisation responsible for running the National Disability Insurance Scheme
A person with a disability who is using the NDIS to access funding so that they can receive reasonable and necessary supports to live an ordinary life.
A disability support provider who has that has met the NDIA requirements to be an official NDIS registered provider to provide supports to participants
A trusted family member, carer, friend or other person who, once the NDIA say it’s okay, manage your NDIS funding and help you to make decisions about your supports
This is a registered person or organisation who helps to manage your NDIS funding
Support Coordinators are organisations who are registered with NDIS to help you find the right providers and assist you to coordinate your supports
LACs are local organisations working in partnership with the NDIA, to help participants, their families and carers access the NDIS.