• On 25 September 2015, the Commonwealth and Queensland Governments announced an early transition to the NDIS in Townsville, Ayr, Ingham, Charters Towers and Palm Island.
  • Full roll-out of the NDIS commenced in Queensland from 1 July 2016 – as per the timelines below – and by July 2019, all eligible Queenslanders will be covered by the Scheme.

NDIS Rollout Timeline


1 July 2016

Ayr, Ingham, Charters Towers, Townsville

1 November 2016

Mackay, Bowen & the Whitsundays

1 January 2017

Toowoomba, Stanthorpe & Warwick

1 July 2017


1 October 2017


1 January 2018

Gladstone, Rockhampton

1 July 2018

Brisbane (North & South), Gold Coast, Logan & Redlands, Cairns, Fraser Coast

1 January 2019

Moreton Bay, Caboolture, Strathpine, Sunshine Coast, Noosa & Gympie

NDIS Events

For more information about NDIS events in Queensland, visit our Information Forums page or the Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services calendar of events here.

To find out more:

Email us: here

Call us: 1800 112 112

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

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