Disability services and initiatives

NSW Health aims to provide services in a non-discriminatory, equitable and efficient manner, which allows people with disability to function as fully participating citizens.

This commitment is reflected in NSW Health's disability inclusion action planning, service provision and policies.

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National disability strategy

The National Disability Strategy (NDS) is a ten-year national plan (2010-2020) for improving the life experiences of Australians with disability, their families and carers.

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National Disability Insurance Scheme

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is available to Australians under the age of 65 who have a permanent disability.

If you or your child has a newly acquired spinal cord injury or brain injury, this section explains how to access the NDIS, how to develop a good plan and provides access to some helpful resources.

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Current as at: Wednesday 20 July 2022