• Trial site covered the Hunter region for people living in the local government areas of Newcastle, Lake Macquarie and Maitland.
  • 3,000 participants in Newcastle from 1 July 2013.
  • 2,000 participants in Lake Macquarie from 1 July 2014.
  • 5,000 participants in Maitland from 1 July 2015.
  • From 1 July 2017, the NDIS became available across New South Wales and by July 2018, all eligible New South Wales residents will be covered.

NDIS Rollout Timeline


1 July 2016

Northern Sydney, South Western Sydney, Western Sydney, Central Coast, Nepean Blue Mountains, Southern NSW, Hunter New England

1 July 2017

South Eastern Sydney, Sydney district, Far West, Illawarra Shoalhaven, Mid North Coast, Murrumbidgee, Northern NSW, Western NSW

1 July 2018

NDIS operating state-wide

NDIS Events

For more information about NDIS events near you, visit the NSW Government’s calendar of events here.

To find out more:

Email us: here

Call us: 1800 112 112

Visit NDIS website: www.ndis.gov.au/about-us/our-sites/nsw.html

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