The NDIS Quarterly Report for 1 April 2018 to 30 June 2018 shows that 183,965 Australians were now benefitting from the NDIS, an increase of 13 per cent on last quarter. While the NDIS is now fully operational in all regions of New South Wales, South Australia and Australian Capital Territory, the report noted that delivering on the speed of roll-out outlined in the bilateral agreements had been “challenging”.
The Report shows the positive impact the NDIS is having on people’s lives and details the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) progress in implementing the world leading Scheme, including:
91 per cent of parents/carers of NDIS participants aged 0 to before school consider the NDIS has helped with their child’s development
71 per cent of participants aged 25 and over indicated the NDIS has helped them with Daily Living Activities.
88 per cent of participants rate their experience with the NDIS as either ‘Good’ or ‘Very Good’.
The provider market has experienced substantial growth with 16,755 registered providers, representing a 17 per cent increase on last quarter.
NDIA CEO Robert De Luca said the NDIS was gaining momentum as it continued to roll out across Australia.