The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) is an independent statutory agency whose role is to implement the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), which will support a better life for hundreds of thousands of Australians with a significant and permanent disability and their families and carers.
The NDIA has set out function for the NDIS. These functions are described below:-
- Delivering the NDIS
- Supporting the independence and social and economic participation of people with a disability
- Enable people with a disability to exercise choice and control in pursuit of their goals and aspirations
- manage and advising and reporting on the financial sustainability of the NDIS
- Developing and enhancing the disability sector
- Building community awareness in the disability sector
- Collecting, analysing and exchanging information about the disabilities and the support for people with a disability
- Undertaking research relating to disabilities
For more information of the NDIA please visit NDIS website "About Us".