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National Disability Insurance Scheme

National Disability Insurance Scheme

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a national scheme that provides service and support funding for Australians who have a permanent and significant disability.

If you have a psychosocial disability, you may be eligible for the NDIS.

Psychosocial disability is a term used to describe a disability that may arise from a mental health condition.

Who can help you start your plan?

A Local Area Coordinator (LAC) will help you to understand and use your NDIS plan. Your LAC will show you how to use the myplace portal and connect you with support.

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The National Disability Insurance Agency may fund a support coordinator in your NDIS plan if you need more help coordinating your supports and services.

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Managing your plan

Carers Queensland are the LACs for the North Brisbane and Moreton Bay region. Your LAC will get to know you, what’s important to you and will connect you with the services and support you need.

National Disability Insurance Agency
Learn more about the NDIS.
Watch this video for tips to keep track of your NDIS plan

Access the NDIS

Australian Government
See the eligibility requirements to access the NDIS
Mental health and the NDIS
Reimagine Today
This service supports people who have a mental health condition to navigate the NDIS.
Amparo
You can access translating and interpreting services to help you navigate the NDIS.
Brisbane North PHN
Read more about accessing the NDIS in this consumer information booklet.

For health professionals

Australian Government
Find information for GPs and health professionals
Brisbane North PHN
A toolkit for general practices to understand their role in the NDIS
Valid
Discover 10 steps to excellent NDIS therapy reports.

Information for service providers

Australian Government
An NDIS provider toolkit
Australian Government
The NDIS price guide
    My Mental Health

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    Brisbane North PHN wishes to acknowledge the experience and expertise of the My Mental Health Steering Committee, delegates of the Peer Participation in Mental Health Services (PPIMS) network and health professionals in developing the My Mental Health Website.

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