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Queensland disability services

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If you are a person living with disability or caring for someone with disability in Queensland, you may have noticed some changes in the way that disability services are delivered.

All disability services are delivered by the National Disability Insurance Service (NDIS), which is now fully operational in Queensland. You can find out more about how the NDIS works by reading our Introduction to disability services and the NDIS.

NDIS is a Commonwealth Government system to support Australians under 65 who have permanent and significant disability. The NDIS is run by the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA). Services for people aged 65 years and over are delivered through My Aged Care.

You can find out more about how to join the NDIS by reading about the NDIS in Queensland.

To find out how to access the NDIS, go to Applying to access the NDIS, or visit your nearest NDIS office.

Sources of help for the NDIS

You can also visit the National Disability Gateway if you need help to find and access disability services across Australia.

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Last reviewed: June 2021


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