The RACP is committed to advocating for all healthcare services and programs to meet the health and wellbeing needs of people with disability.

The RACP has a Disability Policy and Advocacy Advisory Group (PAAG) of physicians with expertise in disability related issues. The Disability PAAG is called upon for advice to support the College activities, policy and advocacy matters.

If you're interested in becoming a member of the Disability PAAG, complete an expression of interest to represent your profession.

NDIS Guide for Physicians

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) supports people with a permanent and significant disability that affects their ability to take part in everyday activities through an equitable, effective and responsive disability support system.

The NDIS serves as a platform where the community, government and industry can work together to help address the needs of people with disability.

The NDIS Guide for Physicians was developed to equip physicians with the skills and knowledge to work effectively within the NDIS model and support the delivery of high-quality care to patients with disability.

The Guide has been updated in 2023 and provides practical, user-friendly information for RACP members on topics including eligibility, planning and funded supports.

NDIS Guide for Physicians (PDF)


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