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No comparison HarrisonHarrison Klose who has cerebral palsy. Mum says he now can't stop talking!

'He's now impossible to keep quiet.
He's really blossoming'

Born with cerebral palsy, Harrison Klose struggled learning to walk and talk. But after getting the correct supports via the NDIS, the three year old is fast making up for lost time.

"All of Harrison's supports have been fantastic and they are definitely the reason he has progressed so much in the last year," says mum Rachel.

Learn how little Harrison became a big talker

Inspiring Molly sparkles designing unique jewellery

Molly Smith, who suffers from severe epilepsy, designs jewellery from Lego blocks. You won't believe what the NDIS participant does with the profits.

Keep reading: A 'stunning' NDIS plan, funky jewellery

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Back on the roadTim Sanders on a specially designed recumbent trike the National Disability Insurance Scheme funded

'Having the NDIS to help me secure supports has been great'

Spinal injuries caused by a stroke set keen cyclist Tim Sanders on a route he never imagined.

Determined to get back in the saddle, he pushed past life's unexpected speed hump – and completed recently a 40km race on his NDIS-funded and custom-build recumbent trike.

Keep reading: Wheel high
Screen shot of video about the NDIS' arrival in the Northern Territory

NDIA Chairman Bruce Bonyhady's keynote speech to open the 2014 Disability and Lifestyle Expo in Adelaide this month.

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Our 2013-2014 report was tabled in Parliament on 29 October 2014.
Annual Report
New trial sites have opened in the ACT, the Northern Territory and Perth Hills, WA.
NDIS near you
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Panellists discuss their experiences with the NDIS in our "Families, carers and the NDIS" webinar replay.
Carers webinar
Find your nearest registered service provider
Find your nearest registered service provider more easily using a new search on our website. Includes maps and more!
Find a provider
Find an NDIS event near you
Information about upcoming NDIS events and forums near you.
Events & forums
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Start a new career and help build the NDIS. See our current job vacancies.
Careers at NDIA

New support prices announced for 1 December 2014New prices for personal care, accommodation & community access items.


Prices: See the new prices for supports
NDIA chief executive David Bowen

Strength to strength


A Tasmanian disability service provider says business is prospering thanks to the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

The provider has increased services by 10 per cent – adding four new supported accommodation sites and transitioning 100 people to the NDIS.

Tassie power: Embracing the NDIS

Your questions answered

See the 38 questions our planning experts answered on 5 November.
Live chat replay: NDIS plans and planning

What is the NDIS? imageWhat is a trial site? Where to start? Need advice? See our fact sheets.


Fact sheets: All you need to know

National Disability Awards 2014

Excitement is building ahead of the Awards – celebrating International Day of People with Disability.

Disability Awards: 23 finalists announced

Celebrate with us International Day of People with Disability on 3 December

We're hosting events around Australia to mark the Day.

Find an event near you!
Video image of Steve Parkinson doing the White Cane Walk

White Cane Walk


Watch what happens when we get Steve Parkinson, local area coordinator at our NDIS Barwon trial site, to experience vision impairment (4:18).

Watch our new video explaining plans and the planning process

One size doesn't fit all


Plans and the planning process are explained in our new YouTube video – in an easy-to-understand format (2:36).

Coming soon: NDIS webinar. Watch your inbox for details.

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