National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

“The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) supports people with a permanent and significant disability that affects their ability to join everyday activities.”

Royal Rehab, The Rehabilitation & Disability Support Network

Royal Rehab aims “to be considered Australia’s leading rehabilitation and disability support provider.” “The Royal Rehab Brain Injury Rehabilitation Service is dedicated to providing specialist rehabilitation to people with severe TBI. Brain Injury Rehabilitation Service (BIRS) includes the Brain Injury Unit (BIU) and the Brain Injury Community Rehabilitation Team (BICRT).”

What is the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)? – Australian Federation of Disability Organisations (AFDO)

“This fact sheet talks about what the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is and why it was created. It also lists some of the ways the NDIS is designed to improve the lives of people with disability in Australia.”

National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in New South Wales (NSW): My First Plan – New South Wales Government

Plain-English fact sheet on receiving a first plan for National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participants in New South Wales (NSW).

What you Need to Know About Information, Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC) – New South Wales Government

“This fact sheet explains how Information, Linkages, and Capacity Building (ILC) will provide you with information, training and support to help you access mainstream services and get ready for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). These supports are referred to as ILC.”

National Companion Card

“The National Companion Card brings together state and territory programs that enable eligible people with disability to participate at venues and activities without incurring the cost of a second ticket for their attendant carer.”

Australian Disability Parking Scheme

“The Australian Disability Parking Scheme (ADPS) includes an Australian Disability Parking Permit, which is recognised nationally. It also establishes nationally consistent eligibility criteria and national minimum parking concessions to help reduce the barriers for permit holders when travelling interstate. State and Territory Governments are responsible for the management of the ADPS.”

disAbility e-news

disAbility e-news is a “regular sector update to keep you informed about Department of Social Services disability issues.”

National Disability Advocacy Program

“The National Disability Advocacy Program (NDAP) provides people with disability with access to effective disability advocacy that promotes, protects and ensures their full and equal enjoyment of all human rights enabling community participation.”