The purpose of the NDIS is to:
- Support people with a disability to pursue their goals and maximise their independence and social and economic participation.
- Develop the capacity of people with a disability to participate in the community and in employment.
- Build a sustainable scheme that is based on insurance principles.
By becoming a Registered Provider, the provider agrees to uphold the objectives of the NDIS Act and work with participants to achieve individual outcomes. When delivering supports or conducting a business in relation to the delivery of supports, Registered Providers must comply with each of the following:
- NDIS Act, the Rules, all relevant NDIS guidelines, and all policies issued by the NDIA
- Registered Provider’s own Code of Conduct, Code of Ethics or Service Charter
- Any Commonwealth, State or Territory laws, and any other requirements, that are applicable to the Registered Provider, including, but not limited to the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth), Australian Consumer Law, and any relevant quality and safeguard laws, including Quality Assurance and Safeguards Working Arrangements and the Guide to Suitability.
Further information on quality and safeguarding arrangements are available on the NDIS website, including in the Guide to Suitability and Quality and Safeguards Working Arrangements.
Please click on your state(s)/territory(ies) below to see what arrangements and requirements apply in your jurisdiction(s):
- New South Wales
- South Australia
- Western Australia
- Northern Territory