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NDIS in Queensland

NDIS in Queensland

The NDIS will be progressively rolled out across Queensland over three years from July 2016 to June 2019. Under the NDIS the number of Queenslanders receiving disability supports is expected to double to around 97,000 by 2019. This is expected to create up to 13,000 additional full-time jobs, and inject approximately $4 billion per year into the Queensland economy between 2016 and 2019.

The Bilateral Agreement between the State and Federal Governments details the three-year rollout of the NDIS across the State, including:

  • July 2016 to June 2017:

Townsville, Hinchinbrook, Burdekin, west to Mount Isa, and up to the gulf
Mackay, Isaac and Whitsundays
Toowoomba and west to the borders

  • July 2017 to June 2018:

Ipswich, Lockyer, Scenic Rim and Somerset
Rockhampton, Gladstone and west to the borders, and

  • July 2018 to June 2019:

Logan and Redlands
Cairns, Cassowary Coast, Tablelands, Croydon, Etheridge, Cape York and Torres Strait
Brisbane suburbs north of Brisbane River
Brisbane suburbs south of Brisbane River
Fraser Coast, North Burnett, South Burnett and Cherbourg
Gold Coast and Hinterland
Moreton Bay including Strathpine and Caboolture
Sunshine Coast, Noosa and Gympie

For more information on the NDIS rollout in Queensland and to download the NDIS Stakeholder Information Packs visit http://www.ndis.gov.au/about-us/our-sites/qld.