Your next move? For unregistered NDIS providers.
Maybe it's time to think outside the box?


The NDIS Review recommends big changes for unregistered NDIS providers. They’ll be required to register as early as 2026. So, would it be better to register your NDIS business early? Or wait? This post will help you think strategically — whether you’re looking to start out, want to grow your existing unregistered business, or have simply been putting off registering…


NDIS Review: What does it mean for you?

What does the NDIS Review Report mean for your NDIS provider organisation? Although it’s early days, and although they’re just recommendations, we can already predict some reforms with certainty — using a risk-based analysis. Some recommendations are essential — that is, they MUST happen. From there, we can analyse other reforms. So, what changes are highly likely in the short…


Prepare for NDIS Mid-Term and Renewal Audits: 5 Key Areas

What’s the best way to prepare for NDIS mid-term and renewal audits? Start by thinking about what audits aim to achieve. That’s the outcomes listed in the NDIS Practice Standards. There are a lot of them — too many to think about at one time. It’s always helpful to simplify, so we’ve identified five key area to focus on when…


Managing stress on the NDIS frontline

Can Quality Management help manage workplace stress and prevent burnout? It depends. Quality can address some major causes of stress — but it’s not magic.  If Quality isn’t supported by the organisational culture, it can be hard to get started. You need as many people onside as possible. Luckily, that's what good managers do. This article offers some strategies (it's…


New NDIS Practice Standards 2021— What changed? What to do?

UPDATED 22/11/2021. The NDIS Practice Standards 2021 (Version 4) surprised us with quite a lot of new material — about 43% more indicators in the Core Module. To help you get a handle on the new requirements we put together our version of the Practice Standards 2021, highlighting all the changes so you know exactly what’s changed — at a…


5 Reasons to think about ILO Management

Thinking of setting up an NDIS Individualised Living Options (ILO) project? We suggest you think again — consider what you need to manage an ILO. And set up a suitable management system before starting the project. Here’s five reasons to think about NDIS ILO management — and news about a whole-of-project ILO toolkit. 1. NDIS ILOs are long-term supports All…



...or how to complete an NDIS provider self-assessment. The NDIS Core Module questions can seem very abstract or even irrelevant. New providers might wonder how they can answer the questions when they haven’t been providing services or don’t even have clients. The simple explanation is that the Core Module questions are not about how well, or how frequently, you deliver…

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Have we finally learned the importance of risk management?

A lesson in Risk Management for NDIS providers.

According to an ABC news story, a Victorian abattoir avoided a coronavirus outbreak after a contagious inspector visited their facility. The headline reads: “Meatworks may have dodged bullet by ignoring official advice.” While there’s some truth in that, ignoring advice doesn’t avoid problems. Here's what actually happened: the meatworks took responsibility for managing risk. NDIS providers need to do the…

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Becoming an NDIS provider: where do I start?

How to become an NDIS service provider

Do you want to become an NDIS service provider? There are still opportunities to make a difference in your life and your community. In fact, this might be the best time start an NDIS business. Here's an easy introduction. Why register as an NDIS Provider? The NDIS marketplace is still growing rapidly and there is still a need for expertise.…