The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a government-funded scheme that provides community linking and individualised support for people with permanent and significant disability, their families and carers. If you are living with disability and meet the access requirements, you can become a participant in the NDIS.

For more detailed information about the NDIS and its roll-out visit http://www.ndis.gov.au/

Currently, Guide Dogs Tasmania is approved to provide the following services:

Guide Dogs Tasmania has put together an information sheet regarding Goal Based Planning and the NDIS. View this sheet here: NDIS Information Sheet – Final

If you have any questions, or need some help, call us.


Guide Dogs Tasmania will update this list of resources as information becomes available, or obsolete.

Information on your rights as a consumer of services and equipment

The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission have provided information on your rights as a consumer of purchasing disability related products and services, including services delivered under the National Disability Scheme. Visit https://www.accc.gov.au/about-us/information-for/people-with-a-disability for more details.