What is NDIS funding?

What is NDIS funding? A beginner’s guide We’ve done a lot of writing about all of the different ways the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) can help you access disability support services and how to make the most of your plan funds. But, if you’re new to the NDIS then you probably have a lot […]

How to maximise your funds with NDIS plan management

How to maximise your funds with NDIS plan management When it comes to spending your allocated plan funds effectively, it can get a little overwhelming. Each time your plan ends and a new plan begins, your NDIS funds are also reset and any unspent funds are lost. Every year, participants who are self-managing an NDIS […]

What is Supported Independent Living NDIS?

What is Supported Independent Living NDIS? Supported independent living (SIL) is the name of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) funding that provides support to eligible people with disability to enable them to live as independently as possible. Funding for SIL is usually provided to people who need 24/7 support while living in a shared […]

Supporting you to get a job you love

Supporting you to get a job you love Finding a job you love is an important part of your self-development and a big step on your journey to becoming more independent. Not only does having a job mean you’ll be earning your own money that you can spend how you like but it also means […]

A guide on working as a support worker

A guide on working as a support worker Whether you’re looking for a new job that allows for more flexibility or you have a passion for helping others, choosing to be an independent support worker is a rewarding job. No matter what your reason is for wanting to be a support worker, as is the […]

How does NDIS funding work?

How does NDIS funding work? The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is Australia’s first nationwide scheme that provides funding to eligible Australians aged under 65 who have a permanent and significant disability. The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) is the Commonwealth government agency responsible for implementing and administering the NDIS. More than 270,000 Australians have […]

What are NDIS therapeutic supports?

What are NDIS therapeutic supports? It is quite common to receive funding for NDIS therapeutic supports in your plan. There are a wide range of therapeutic supports available for eligible participants and each service must be delivered by a qualified provider. The qualification required by each service provider will vary depending on which support is […]

What to look for when choosing a Plan Manager

What to look for when choosing a Plan Manager If you are already receiving NDIS funding to access reasonable and necessary supports for your disability, you’re probably aware that you have multiple options when it comes to the management of your funds. You can choose for your budget to be agency managed by the National […]

Understanding NDIS Support Coordination

Understanding NDIS Support Coordination When deciding how to manage your NDIS plan funds, it can be overwhelming to weigh up all the options available to you. If to date you have been self-managing your plan or the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) is managing your plan for you and you think you may be eligible […]

Understanding NDIS Funding Packages

Understanding NDIS funding packages The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is Australia’s first nationwide scheme that provides funding to eligible Australians aged under 65 who have a permanent and significant disability. The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) is the Commonwealth government agency responsible for implementing and administering the NDIS. Introduced by the Federal Government at […]