Department of Communities, Disability Services and Seniors

Transition timeline

Jul 2019 - Queensland transitioned to the NDIS

  • Full implementation of the NDIS in Queensland by 1 July 2019

Jul 2018

  • End of year two implementation of the NDIS in Queensland by 30 June 2018

Jul 2017

  • End of year one implementation of the NDIS in Queensland by 30 June 2017

May 2017

  • The Queensland and Commonwealth Governments agree to bring forward the rollout of the NDIS for existing users of Queensland Government disability services in the Ipswich, Bundaberg and Rockhampton transition areas

Jul 2016

  • The full rollout of the NDIS officially commences in Queensland

Mar 2016

  • The Queensland and Commonwealth Governments sign a Bilateral Agreement confirming Queensland's NDIS transition

Jan 2016

  • The early launch of the NDIS begins in North Queensland with first plans approved in April 2016

Sep 2015

  • An early launch is announced for North Queensland

Jan 2014

  • NDIS readiness activities commence

May 2013

  • Queensland Premier and Prime Minister signed a Heads of Agreement for Queensland to transition to the NDIS

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