This audit would assess the effectiveness of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Quality and Safeguards Commission’s (the commission) regulatory functions.

The commission is an independent agency established on 1 January 2018 to improve the quality and safety of NDIS supports and services. The commission's regulatory responsibilities include: provider registration and NDIS worker screening; complaints management; behavioural support oversight; compliance and enforcement activities, including investigations; and market oversight, including monitoring and mitigating market-related risks. Total entity resourcing for 2022–23 was around $115 million and it will increase to around $162.5 million with the additional funding allocated by the Australian Government in the 2023–24 Budget.

Work program portfolio

This potential Performance audit is featured in 1 annual audit work program portfolio: