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National Disability Insurance Scheme

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a national scheme that funds support and services to 460,000 Australians with permanent and significant disabilities.


GPs and health professionals help the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) to determine whether a person meets the access requirements for the NDIS.

Carers Queensland is the Local Area Coordinator (LAC) for the Brisbane North and Moreton Bay regions.

The LAC's role is to work with individuals with a disability to identify their support needs, apply to the NDIS and link them to support and services.

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Learn more about the NDIS

Call 1800 800 110

Learn more about Carers Queensland’s LAC role

You can also visit or call their offices:

Lutwyche: 07 3215 9600
North Lakes:
07 3384 1600
07 5293 2800

Information for GPs and health professionals

Explains the role of GPs and health professionals in the NDIS, what the NDIS is and the process to apply for the NDIS.