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NDIS Feature





Transport Funding Transport is an important aspect of our daily lives. It’s much more than simply a way to get from home to work or to school. Access to transport provides access to our communities. It means freedom and independence and often creates opportunities to spend time with friends, earn an income or further our education. That’s why it’s worthwhile to take the time to learn about NDIS transport funding and how you can get the most out of it.

A core support Transport is an NDIS support category that falls under Core Supports. You may be able to access funding through the NDIS for transport assistance if you’re unable to use public transport without substantial difficulty because of your disability. To receive transport funding, you’ll need to show how funding would help you meet your goals. Transport funding does not include coverage for transport assistance for family or carers. If you received a Mobility Allowance prior to coming onboard with the NDIS, eligibility for Mobility Allowance will cease as this will now be covered in your NDIS plan. There are three levels of support for transport assistance: • Level 1 - The NDIS provides up to $1,606 per year if you are not working, studying or attending day programs but are seeking to enhance your community access.

Profile for Independence Australia

Inform Magazine Issue 27 - Autumn 2019  

Inform Magazine Issue 27 - Autumn 2019