The objective of this audit is to assess the effectiveness of controls being implemented and/or developed by the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) to ensure National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) access decisions are consistent with legislative and other requirements.

Audit criteria

The ANAO proposes to examine whether:

  1. Suitable information, training and guidance is available to support effective decision-making about access to the NDIS;
  2. Suitable administrative systems and processes are in place to support transparent, accurate, timely and consistent assessment of eligibility; and
  3. Suitable quality and compliance arrangements have been established to mitigate the risk of incorrect NDIS access decisions.