National Disability Agreement – Disability Services (DS) National Minimum Data Set (NMDS) Resources

Data collection materials

The following data collection materials are available on ODC.

  • DS NMDS Data Guide: Queensland edition
  • DS NMDS Service Type Outlet form and Service User form for manual reporting
  • Your Life Your Choice Direct Payment Reporting Help Guide and resources
  • Restrictive Practice Collection guides and resources

Own System Users - Funded Non-Government Service Providers

The following reference materials for ODC are available on ODC.

  • DS NMDS data transmission format and sample data
  • DS NMDS Data Transmission and Technical Guide


If you require training, please contact your Regional Data Support Officer. Details can be found on ODC.


The AIHW website publishes Disability Services National Minimum Data Set (DS NMDS) collection materials including the national Data Guide and forms as well as data cubes and disability publications.