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What is the NDIS?

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is how the Australian Government is delivering support for eligible people with permanent and significant disability. Based on your circumstances, you may be eligible. If you're unsure, contact a centre near you or phone 1300 88 70 58 anywhere in Australia.

Make the most of your NDIS package

As a nationally registered NDIS provider, Vision Australia will support you to access the scheme and plan for your future. The best time to talk to Vision Australia is before you meet with your NDIS planner.  Expert staff will help you prepare for your NDIS planning meeting by discussing your goals and the range of supports available. Developing a pre-plan will give you confidence that it provides all the support you need to achieve your goals. 

Remember - you can nominate Vision Australia as your service provider for all of your vision related needs when you contact the NDIS.

Information seminars

Come along to an event near you and hear NDIS experts explain the important changes and how they may affect you. Visit the Events page for more events.

Call 1300 88 70 58 to reserve a spot.

Your team of vision loss experts

Vision Australia staff are highly skilled in a broad range of disciplines, and will provide a range of services including occupational therapy, safety and mobility training and advice and training to use adaptable technology.

Your team of experts have extensive experience supporting people with sight loss. You will benefit from their detailed knowledge of the needs of people with low vision or who are blind. This means that you can be confident your plan will help you meet your individual goals.

Am I eligible?

If the NDIS is available in your area, find out if you are eligible by contacting Vision Australia by calling 1300 88 70 58.

You may be eligible for the NDIS if you:

  • live in Australia as a permanent resident of Australia; and
  • are under 65 years of age; and
  • meet the disability requirements; and/or
  • meet the early intervention requirements.

What if I’m not eligible for the NDIS?

Contact a centre near you or phone 1300 88 70 58 and talk to us about how we can work with you to achieve your goals.

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