NDIS rollout in Queensland - Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services (Queensland Government)

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NDIS rollout in Queensland

The NDIS is progressively rolling out across Queensland over three years from July 2016 to June 2019.

In May 2017, the Queensland and Commonwealth Governments agreed to bring forward the rollout of the NDIS for users of existing Queensland Government disability services in Ipswich, Bundaberg and Rockhampton transition areas.

Queensland’s transition is occurring on a geographic basis, defined by Local Government Area (LGA) boundaries, as follows:

Between July 2016 to June 2017
AreaRollout start date
Townsville, Hinchinbrook, Burdekin, west to Mount Isa, and up to the gulf 1 July 2016
Mackay, Isaac and Whitsundays 1 November 2016
Toowoomba and west to the borders 1 January 2017
Ipswich, Lockyer, Scenic Rim and Somerset 1 July 2017 (May for existing service users)
Between July 2017 to June 2018
AreaRollout start date
Bundaberg 1 October 2017 (1 September for existing service users)
Rockhampton, Gladstone and west to the borders 1 January 2018 (1 November 2017 for existing service users)
Between July 2018 to June 2019
AreaRollout start date
Logan and Redlands 1 July 2018
Cairns, Cassowary Coast, Tablelands, Croydon, Etheridge, Cape York and Torres Strait 1 July 2018
Brisbane suburbs north of Brisbane River 1 July 2018
Brisbane suburbs south of Brisbane River 1 July 2018
Fraser Coast, North Burnett, South Burnett and Cherbourg 1 July 2018
Gold Coast and Hinterland 1 July 2018
Moreton Bay including Strathpine and Caboolture 1 January 2019
Sunshine Coast, Noosa and Gympie 1 January 2019

You can enter enter your suburb or postcode to find out when you will transition.

Alternatively, you can look at the Queensland maps on the NDIS website to see when a particular locality will transition.

The Bilateral Agreement outlines both expected start dates for the NDIS rollout across Queensland areas and the agreed participant intake per quarter. View the rollout schedule to see the expected timeframe for each area's transition. The completion date is when it is agreed that delivery of disability services for all eligible clients will be funded through the NDIS.

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