When can I access the NDIS?

Cairns, Cassowary Coast, Tablelands, Croydon, Etheridge, Cape York and Torres Strait

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will progressively roll out across Queensland over a three year period.

The NDIS will become available in Cairns, Cassowary Coast, Tablelands, Croydon, Etheridge, Cape York and Torres Strait from 1 July 2018. A person may meet the access requirements to become a participant of the NDIS up to 6 months prior to this date. These districts cover the local government areas of:

·         Aurukun

·         Cairns

·         Cassowary Coast

·         Cook

·         Croydon

·         Douglas

·         Etheridge

·         Hope Vale

·         Kowanyama

·         Lockhart River

·         Mapoon

·         Mareeba

·         Napranum

·         Northern Peninsula

·         Pormpuraaw

·         Tablelands

·         Torres

·         Torres Strait Island

·         Weipa

·         Wujal Wujal

·         Yarrabah