Yesterday the Queensland Government announced that the Bilateral Agreement between the State and Federal Governments to roll out the NDIS in Queensland has been signed.
The State Government issued a media release to announce how the roll out will occur.
An NDIS Final Stakeholder Information Pack has also been provided to assist organsiations and clients with a range of resources and answers to questions. You can download the pack here.
The roll out will take place during the next few years with the key dates and locations below:
1 July 2016
Townsville, Hinchinbrook, Burdekin, west to Mount Isa and up to the Gulf
1 November 2016
Isaac Regional, Mackay Regional, Whitsunday Regional LGAs
1 January 2017
Toowoomba area and west to the borders
1 July 2017
Ipswich, Lockyer Valley, Scenic Rim and Somerset LGAs
1 October 2017
1 January 2018
Rockhampton, Gladstone and west to the borders
1 July 2018
Logan City, Redland City, Gold Coast City, Brisbane City, Fraser Coast, North Burnett, South Burnett and Cherbourg LGAs
Cairns, Cassowary Coast, Tablelands, Croydon, Etheridge, Cape York and Torres Strait
1 January 2019
Sunshine Coast, Noosa, Gympie, Moreton Bay (including Strathpine and Caboolture) LGAs
See further information at: https://www.qcoss.org.au/landmark-ndis-agreement-reached-queensland-rollout
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