What is the NDIS?

The NDIS is new way for government to help people with disability live a good life.

What does NDIS mean?

National Disability Insurance Scheme

This is money that the Government can use to help people with disabilities live a good life.

NDIA – National Disability Insurance Agency is the part of government that runs NDIS. 

Most people just say NDIS or Disability mob or purple shirt mob.

Can I get help from the NDIS? 

You or your child needs to

  • be under 65 years of age, and
  • have a developmental delay (for children under the age of 6), or
  • have a disability that is permanent (permanent means you will always have it)


  • you have concerns about your child’s development, or
  • your disability makes it hard to do things and live a good life
How can they help?