Accommodation for people with disabilities and the NDIS

5 May 2016

© Commonwealth of Australia 2016
ISBN 978-1-76010-438-2

View the report as a single document - (PDF 843KB)

View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Committee Membership (PDF 25KB)
Terms of Reference (PDF 7KB)
Abbreviations and Acronyms (PDF 8KB)
Recommendations (PDF 7KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 48KB)

Conduct of the inquiry
Structure of this report
Notes on references

Chapter 2 - Background and key issues (PDF 105KB)

National Disability Agreement
Estimates of those in need of accommodation assistance
Housing assistance policy and programs
What the NDIS will pay for
What the NDIS will not pay for
Available funding
Bilateral agreements between the Commonwealth and the states and territories for the transition to a NDIS
Specialist disability accommodation - position paper on draft pricing and payments
Treatment of publicly owned land in setting the benchmark prices

Chapter 3 - The way forward (PDF 163KB)

Improving the status quo
Rethinking the conversation about housing
Young people in residential aged care
The quality of housing required
Features of potential models
Current housing projects
Investment and funding models
Funding through NDIS transition programme
Utilising the co-operative model
Recognising the role of carers
Private capital

Appendix 1 - Submissions received (PDF 11KB)

Committee Secretariat contact:

Joint Standing Committee on the National Disability Insurance Scheme
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: (02) 6277 3083