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Becoming a NDIS service provider

The Australia-wide National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is administered by the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA), an independent Commonwealth statutory agency. The NDIS is currently rolling out across Western Australia on a geographic basis and will be fully rolled out by 1 July 2020.

The Department of Communities (Communities) in WA is responsible for ensuring that NDIS providers comply with State quality and safeguarding requirements.

Service providers wishing to provide NDIS supports must register as a service provider with NDIA and the Department (www.ndis.gov.au > Providers).

To register with Communities, providers need to apply for registration on the Disability Services Panel Provider (DSPP).

Applications for DSPP registration close on 14 April 2020.

Applying for registration on the DSPP

To download the DSPP registration application package, search the Tenders WA website under tender number DSC0702016.

Applicants are encouraged to contact the registration team for information and assistance completing the application package.

For more information, email registration@communities.wa.gov.au or phone 08 6167 8997.

Quality Standards related to Registration on the Disability Service Provider Panel (DSPP)

The Quality System in WA is based on the National Standards for Disability Services (NSDS). The NSDS help to promote and drive a nationally consistent approach to improving the quality of disability services. For more information, and to access a range of resources, visit the National Standards Resources page.

The quality requirements associated with registering on the DSPP are set out in registration application documentation, which is available on the Tenders WA website.

Visit the Quality System page for further information.