• 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 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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