Third NDIS Quarterly Report Released: Spotlight NDIS Issue 11
The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) has released the NDIS Quarterly Report, covering the period from 1 January to 31 March 2017.
It shows the total number of people who had received support from the NDIS at the end of the quarter was 78,006, including 2439 children referred through the NDIS Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) approach.
Highlights of the report include:
- 75,567 participants in total had received an approved plan as at 31 March 2017 with 4,489 (6%) relating to a psychosocial disability
- 14,357 participants received an approved plan in the quarter with 1,072 (7%) relating to a psychosocial disability
- 222 Queenslanders with a psychosocial disability received an approved plan bringing the total number to 362 (7%)
- 3,790 participants with an approved plan (5%) identified as being of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander decent with 598 (4%) plans approved in the quarter
- 12,449 plans were reviewed
- 88 per cent of surveyed participants in the quarter rated their experience either good or very good – an increase on the previous quarter
- 87 per cent of participants surveyed said they believed their NDIS plan would make their life better
- 6814 service providers have been registered – 33 per cent increase in the quarter.
For further details, download the third COAG Disability Reform Council Quarterly Report.