Tasmania

Map of Australia with Tasmania highlightedFrom 1 July 2019, the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission will start managing quality and safeguards in Tasmania.

Until then, your current state or territory requirements for quality and safeguards will continue to apply. The links below may be helpful.

New Tasmanian State Director

Olivia Porter has been appointed as Tasmanian State Director, supporting the establishment and operation of the NDIS Commission in Tasmania. Olivia has a strong background in advisory and workforce development within the disability sector. She has 15 years of experience in design and provision of services for people with disability including employment, rehabilitation and best practice quality improvement. Olivia has broad ranging experience across the public sector, education and private enterprise.

Registrations open for Hobart provider information session – 21 June 2019

On June 21, the NDIS Commission and the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) will hold a provider information session in Hobart. Each session will feature four presentations that will cover:

  • NDIS Provider Responsibilities (NDIS Commission)
  • NDIS Commission - Behaviour Support, Complaints and Reportable Incidents (NDIS Commission)
  • Workforce and Demand (NDIA)
  • Good Payment Practices (NDIA)

Register for the 21 June Hobart provider information session

 

Past provider information sessions

In April 2019, the NDIS Commission presented at the NDS Quality and Safeguarding Workshops in Launceston and Hobart. These sessions introduced and provided an overview of the NDIS Commission’s role and function, outlined the new quality and safeguarding arrangements, and explained the provider registration process.

View the April 2019 introductory information session presentation slides

 

More information

Links for Tasmania

Tasmanian Ombudsman

Telephone: 1800 001 170
Website: ombudsman.tas.gov.au

Tasmanian Office of Consumer Affairs and Fair Trading

Telephone: 1300 65 44 99
Email: consumer.affairs@justice.tas.gov.au
Website: www.justice.tas.gov.au

Commonwealth Ombudsman

Telephone: 1300 362 072
Email: ombudsman@ombudsman.gov.au
Website: ombudsman.gov.au