We provide transport supports for a participant where it is reasonable and necessary and the supports are directly associated with the functional impact of their impairment(s).

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Generally, transport supports funded by the NDIS are:

  • Training and support to use public transport;
  • Alterations to private vehicles, driver assessment and training; and
  • Some costs related to the use of taxis, private transport or innovational transport options.

Transport is located under your Core Funding from the NDIS Price Guide.

Other service systems fund/provided are:

  • Available public transport options.
  • Management of disability parking and related initiatives.
  • Concessions to ease the use of public transport, including where a full concession is provided.
  • Community transport services.
  • Facilities for transportation to hospitals or other medical services.

There are two categories for transport supports under the NDIS Price Guide:

General Transport

“This support item allows a participant pays a provider to transport them to an activity that is not
itself a support – or to a support that is delivered by another provider. This enables the participant to travel to and from appointments or their place of work. ”

Specialised Transport

“This support item provides for specialised transport services for a participant to a school,
educational facility, employment, or the community. “

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