Social Services
Its main statutory functions are: - delivering the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) so as to, amongst other things, support the independence, and social and economic participation, of people with disability and enable people with disability to exercise choice and control in the pursuit of their goals and the planning and delivery of their supports; - managing, and advising and reporting on, the financial sustainability of the NDIS; - developing and enhancing the disability sector; - building community awareness of disabilities and the social contributors to disabilities; - collecting, analysing and exchanging data about disabilities and the supports for people with disability; and - undertaking research relating to disabilities, the supports for people with disability and the social contributors to disabilities.
1800 555 677
Appropriations 1237457000
Departmental expenses 27968516000
Average staffing level 3982

Further information

  • Type of Body

    B. Corporate Commonwealth Entity

  • GFS Sector Classification


  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    National Disability Insurance Scheme Act 2013

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    A. Principal

  • Materiality


  • GFS Function / Sector Reported

    Social Security and Welfare

  • PS Act Body

    Yes - Statutory Agency

  • Auditor


  • Creation Date

    1 July 2013

  • Postal Address

    GPO Box 700, Canberra ACT 2601

Current single executive appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chief Executive Officer Mr Martin Hoffman 4 November 2019 3 November 2022
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