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Latest information about COVID-19 vaccinations

Book your COVID-19 vaccine

COVID-19 vaccine information from the Department of Health

COVID-19 vaccination support from the NDIS

  • Support for providers to help NDIS participants get the vaccine
    We have pricing arrangements including a $150 payment to providers and support coordinators to enable each eligible NDIS participant to get the COVID-19 vaccination.
  • Additional vaccination support for NDIS workers in NSW and Vic
    Registered providers with workers in Victoria and NSW local government areas of concern can claim a $100 payment for each eligible NDIS worker COVID-19 vaccine dose. More information.
  • Changes to claiming for COVID-19 vaccination supports
    From 11 October 2021, eligible providers must claim all COVID-19 vaccination support payments for participants and support workers using the bulk payment request template in the myplace provider portal. More information.


Victorian Government requirements for vaccination of disability workers

  • The Premier of Victoria has announced that authorised workers require the COVID-19 vaccination to work onsite in Victoria.
  • Employers must:
    • collect and record information about worker vaccination status including bookings.
    • hold vaccination information about any disability workers that are working or may work onsite from 15 October.
    • ensure unvaccinated workers do not work at any location other than their own home from 15 October unless the worker has a booking to receive their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine by 22 October.
  • The vaccine first dose deadline is 22 October. The second dose deadline is 26 November.
  • The authorised worker list includes people who perform work that is essential for the continued operation of disability care and production and distribution of disability equipment.
  • This includes carers working in:
    • a disability residential service
    • services provided to an NDIS participant in any setting
    • an eligible SDA enrolled dwelling
    • a short-term accommodation and assistance dwelling.
  • More information for industry and workers required to be vaccinated in Victoria.

Vaccine clinics for people with disability in Victoria



Proof of COVID-19 vaccination

  • Services Australia has information to help people get their digital certificate and immunisation history statement to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination: servicesaustralia.gov.au/covidvaccineproof
  • Organisations can share information with customers and communities to help them get their proof of vaccination. Resources include posters, social media, videos, fact sheets and translated materials: servicesaustralia.gov.au/vaccineproofresources




Latest information in response to COVID-19

NDIS arrangements in response to COVID-19

COVID-19 temporary support measures

  • New flexibility to help participants in lockdown areas in NSW, Victoria and the ACT to access their meal preparation and delivery support without an approved quote if:
    • the participant would normally use their Core funding to pay a support worker to help with meal preparation or grocery shopping
    • the participant lives in an area with ‘stay at home’ public health orders in place.
  • PPE for support workers – available nationally
    • Direct claiming for support worker PPE also available for eligible providers in NSW, Vic and the ACT.
  • Check the COVID Addendum for all COVID-19 support claiming conditions including dates and locations.


NDIS provider obligations

NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission

New South Wales


State and territory advice for the disability sector



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