Your Life Your Choice Host Providers - Disability Services, Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services (Queensland Government)

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Your Life Your Choice Host Providers

Interact Australia

Available to

Brisbane, Gold Coast, Ipswich, Lockyer Valley, Logan, Moreton Bay, Redland, Scenic Rim, Somerset, Sunshine Coast

Target group

All people with a disability aged 0-65 years.

Organisational Information

Interact Australia is a flexible, creative and innovative organisation. We strive to do things a little differently. We support people throughout South East Queensland one person at a time. All of our staff make use of computers, mobile phones and cars to get to the important places - that is, the homes of the people we support, and the communities in which they live.

Our vision is to support people with disabilities and their families in choosing and designing a life for themselves within their home and community. Working for people as a host provider, gives us the opportunity to do this.

Host Provider Model

Every person that we work for receives the support of an Advisor. Interact Australia’s Advisor’s are dedicated and experienced professionals whose primary role and responsibility is to assist you in navigating the experience of self-directed support with as little or as much assistance as you require. Our advisors are passionate about the support they provide and care about taking the time to get to know you and the people who are close to you such as your family, friends and staff that have worked with you over time.

Our aim is to provide a support system that is truly easy for everyone to use and understand; which places you at the centre of all the decisions that affect you and; which is adaptive and flexible in adjusting supports as your needs, preference and skills change. Every person’s situation will be unique, but Interact Australia has summarised the self-directed support experience into seven core aspects

Information ð Planning ð Budgeting ð Making an Agreement ð Arranging Support ð Living my Life ð Reviewing

You decide on the level of responsibility you wish to have in the process of getting the support you need to live the life you want. Our advisors can support you in any aspect of the experience which you choose. Our advisors will also regularly check in to see how you are going and can adjust the combination of supports as your confidence and skills develop or as your needs or preferences change

Fee Structure

Establishing a Host Provider Agreement

  • $46.50 per hour
  • Support folder providing information and resources
  • Meeting with you and the important people in your life to discuss your needs, goals and aspirations for a good life
  • Creation of a budget and plan detailing options of support you need to live life your way
  • Establish an agreement which clearly outlines what aspects of supports you wish to take responsibility for and what aspects of supports which you wish us to take responsibility for
  • Establish an agreement detailing how support will be monitored and reviewed

Host provider administration fee

  • 10% of funding
  • Financial administration including receipt and holding of funds, payment of purchased supports and payment of employees
  • Monthly statement showing you how much money you have received, how much money you have spent, and how much you have left to spend
  • Accountability to funding provider

Fee for service

  • Advisor: $46.50 per hour
  • Support Worker (1:1): $41.50 per hour
  • Support Worker (Group): Individual quotes on request
  • Specialist /brokered/contacted support: Individual quotes on request





Contact name:
David Power
Contact position:
Contact phone:
07 5456 9500
Contact email:

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