National Disability Insurance Scheme (Becoming a Participant) Rules ...
The scheme applies to persons aged from birth up to 65 (except in South Australia and Tasmania).
The scheme will ultimately apply to all Australian citizens (plus certain categories of visa holders) who continue to reside in Australia but initially it is limited to those in the launch areas (in New South Wales the Hunter region).
National Disability Insurance Scheme Act 2013
This Act of the Australian Government establishes the National Disability Insurance Scheme.
NIIS Advisory Group Communiqué April 2013
The National Injury Insurance Scheme (NIIS) Advisory Group met today to discuss the path forward to develop a comprehensive scheme for catastrophic injuries. All four injury classes were discussed, being motor vehicle accidents, medical accidents, workplace accidents, and general accidents occurring in the home or community.
Intergovernmental Agreement For the National Disability Insurance ...
112. All States endeavour to agree minimum benchmarks to provide no-fault lifetime care and support for people who are catastrophically injured in motor vehicle accidents prior to the commencement of the NDIS launch.
Bilateral Agreement for NDIS Launch between Commonwealth and New ...
5. The first stage of the NDIS will operate in the three local government areas of Newcastle, Lake Macquarie and Maitland in NSW (the Hunter launch area) for all eligible residents.
6. Approximately 10,000 people are expected to benefit from the launch of the NDIS in the Hunter launch area, as set out in...
NIIS Advisory Group Communiqué November 2012
The National Injury Insurance Scheme (NIIS) Advisory Group (under the chair of John Walsh) met in Sydney today to discuss and further consider NIIS design and implementation. The Advisory Group was established by the Minister for Financial Services and Superannuation the Hon. Bill Shorten to advise on issues associated with the establishment of a NIIS.
National Injury Insurance Scheme – Summary of recommendations
Disability Care and Support - Report of the Productivity Commission
Summary of recommendations:
Chapter 18 A national injury insurance scheme (NIIS)