National Disability Insurance Scheme Amendment (Getting the NDIS Back on Track No. 1) Bill 2024

National Disability Insurance Scheme
Originating house
House of Representatives
Before Senate
Parliament no

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Amends the: National Disability Insurance Scheme Act 2013 to: define National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) supports; clarify the process for reassessment of participant status; provide for participants to transition to a new framework plan; provide for new framework plans that include a flexible budget and budget for stated supports; provide for old framework plans to have a total funding amount; update the circumstances in which the National Disability Insurance Agency will manage funds; require participants spend money only on NDIS supports and in accordance with their plan; exempt NDIS rules from sunsetting; impose conditions on approved quality auditors to not employ or engage a person against whom a banning order has been made; and expand the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commissioner’s delegation powers. Also makes consequential amendments to the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015.


House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 27 Mar 2024
Second reading moved 27 Mar 2024
Second reading debate 30 May 2024
Second reading debate 03 Jun 2024
Second reading debate 04 Jun 2024
Second reading debate 05 Jun 2024
Second reading agreed to 05 Jun 2024
Consideration in detail debate
  • Amendment details: 29 Government and 1 Crossbench agreed to
05 Jun 2024
Third reading agreed to 05 Jun 2024
Introduced and read a first time 24 Jun 2024
Second reading moved 24 Jun 2024
Second reading debate 24 Jun 2024
Second reading debate 27 Jun 2024

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Explanatory memoranda

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Schedules of amendments

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
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