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National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is the new way of providing support for Australians with disability, their families and carers.

The NDIS takes a lifetime approach, supporting people with disability to build skills and capability so they can participate in the community and employment.

The first stage of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in South Australia began on 1 July 2013 for children aged 13 years and under.

From 1 July 2017, adults aged 18 to 64 years of age will begin to enter the NDIS based on where they live; this includes Light Regional Council residents.

For more information:

  • phone 1800 800 110
  • or see the NDIS website


NDIS Local Area Coordination

FerosCare has partnered with the NDIS to provide Local Area Coordination of services for people living in the Light Regional Council area.

For more information see the FerosCare website.

To contact FerosCare:


Changing Plans

A small number of NDIS participants have a gap between their current plan’s start date and the previous plan’s end date.

Providers should continue to provide services to a participant during this gap period in a plan. Old plans will be extended to the day before the start of the next plan.

This will enable providers to receive payment under your old plan for services they may have provided during the gap period.

Please call NDIS on 1800 800 110 or FerosCare on 1300 986 970 for more information.

Light Regional Council
PO Box 72
Kapunda SA 5373
Tel: (08) 8525 3200