NDIS Registered Provider

Providers are an essential part of the NDIS, delivering supports and services that help participants pursue their goals. Providers can be registered with the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission (NDIS Commission) or unregistered.

The NDIS provides the necessary funding to people with a permanent and significant disability to access the supports and services they need to live and enjoy their lives. Every NDIS participant has an individual plan that lists their desired outcomes, the supports they will use, and the funding they have received. Providers are one of the primary contact points for NDIS participants.

Local Area Coordinators (LACs)

Registered providers use the myplace provider portal to process payments with the NDIA. In the NDIS payment system, supports for participants fall into three categories:

The NDIS provides funding to participants for support and services to increase their independence, inclusion, and social and economic participation.

Supports funded by the NDIS need to:

  • be related to the participant’s disability
  • not include day-to-day living costs that are not related to a participant’s disability support needs
  • represent value for money
  • be likely to be effective and beneficial to the participant, and
  • Take informal support given to participants by families, carers, networks, and the community.

Find out more about creating service agreementsservice bookings and connecting with participants.

Core supports

Support helping a participant complete daily living activities and work towards their goals to meet their objectives.

The NDIS Pricing Arrangements and Price Limits include a support item against which the cost of the delivery of support can be claimed.

The NDIS Pricing Arrangements and Price Limits list the maximum price providers can claim for personal care, community access, domestic assistance and professional services.

Capacity building supports

Support that helps a participant build their independence and skills.

Supports in participant plans are categorised according to these three categories. Participants’ budgets are subject to NDIS rules about these three categories within a project

Early childhood partners

Local Area Coordination (LAC) partners are organisations with local knowledge of disability services and their communities. They work with the NDIA to deliver LAC services for people aged seven years and over. This includes linking participants with the NDIS and community and mainstream supports in their area. LACs can help participants understand and access the NDIS create, implement and review their plan. Partners delivering LAC services also help make the community more welcoming and inclusive.

Find out more information about Local Area Coordinators.

NDIS provider profiles

Partners delivering the early childhood approach provide early childhood supports to children younger than seven with a disability or developmental delays.

Early childhood partners help children and their families access supports and services tailored to their needs. They also help with connection to other services such as community health services, playgroups or other activities available in the local area.

Early childhood partners can:

  • provide information
  • connect children with the most appropriate supports in their area
  • provide short-term early childhood supports
  • help families or carers apply for an NDIS funded plan if a child requires longer-term early childhood support.

Find out more about the early childhood approach and help children under seven.

Capital supports

An investment, such as assistive technologies, equipment and home or vehicle modifications, or funding for capital costs (e.g., paying for Specialist Disability Accommodation).

Benefits of NDIS Registered Provider

The benefits of being a registered provider include:

  • connecting and delivering support to a wide range of participants, including those with NDIA-managed funding
  • being part of a vibrant, innovative and competitive marketplace
  • marketing your services as being a registered provider
  • extending your online presence through the NDIS Provider Finder tool in the myplace provider portal
  • accessing online business systems through the myplace provider portal, including tools to manage your service bookings and fast payment processing
  • accessing updates and information from the NDIS about the business system and process changes, including tools and resources that you can use to train your staff
  • access to supplementary training modules offered by the NDIS Commission.

Plan managers and support coordinators

Plan managers and support coordinators create and manage connections between NDIS participants and supports, offering participants self-direction, choice and value.

Plan managers

Participants can choose to have a registered plan management provider to manage their funding and budget for the support in their plan.

Support coordinators

Support coordinators help participants implement support in their plan, including informal government services, community activities and funded support.

Partners in the Community

The NDIS Partners in the Community program supports NDIS implementation at a local community level.

The NDIA partners with suitably experienced and qualified organisations in the community with strong local knowledge and understanding of the needs of people with disability or developmental delays. 

Partners delivering Local Area Coordination (LAC) services are key NDIS contacts within the community for people aged over seven years.

Early childhood partners deliver the early childhood approach for children younger than seven.

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