More than $3 billion to support people with disability

There is some important information from the NSW Budget release - 19 June 2018, supporting those who need it most.

The 2018-19 Budget includes the following:

Funding for the New South Wales transition to the full National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) on 1 July 2018 with:

  • $3.2 billion in 2018-19 as the NSW Government contribution to support the transition to the NDIS. This consists of an estimated $2.7 billion cash contribution and $477.5 million in kind contribution through services provided by NSW Government agencies
  • $97.5 million in 2018-19 ($230 million over three years) for operational services until full transition to the NGO sector
  • $87.0 million in 2018-19 ($150 million over three years) for residual disability functions.

MOH have advised that four of the “residual disability functions” are being led by NSW Health and they will provide information shortly.

  pdf Click here (157 KB) to download media release by Minister for Disability Services Ray Williams.