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Who can apply for the NDIS?

It is important that women and girls with disability apply for the NDIS. 

You can apply for the NDIS if you: 

  • have a disability that will last your whole life 
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  • are under 65 years old 
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  • live in Australia 
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  • are an Australian citizen. 

A citizen is someone who is given the rights and freedoms of the country where they live. 

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Your rights are: 

  • rules about how you can expect to be treated 
  • the freedoms you have that the law protects. 
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You can also apply for the NDIS if you are on a visa. 


A VISA card.

A visa is a document that says you can go to another country for a certain amount of time.

This might be to: 

  • travel 
  • work 
  • live. 
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