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Yvonne Wright

Meet your local representative for NDIS Plan Management

About the NDIS in Launceston TAS

Launceston, population 90,953 (2021 Census), is in Northern Tasmania on the Tamar River. You do not have to go far from town to enjoy the outdoors sightseeing and bushwalking; the Cataract Gorge, a popular tourist spot, is a short distance from the Town Centre. There is a suspension bridge and the longest single span chairlift in the world in this idyllic spot. There are many spots in the Tamar Valley region such as Grindlewald and Holwell Gorge, a 40 minute drive in any direction will bring to many attractions, such as beaches, parks and waterfalls.

Local NDIS Information

The NDIS commenced roll out in Tasmania in 2013, gradually extending to various age groups until the final stage of the scheme became available on 1 January 2019 to the last remaining age group in Tasmania – those aged between 50 and 64 years old.

As of March 2022 there was 13,049 NDIS participants in Tasmania. It is estimated that 2,600 particpants reside in the greater Launceston area.

Local NDIS Contacts

Local NDIS Office)

Address: 8 Boland Street Launceston 7250
Phone: 1800 800 110

Local Area Coordinator (LAC)

Baptcare are the Local Area Coordinator for Launceston.

Address: 280 Invermay Rd, Launceston
Phone: 1800 290 555

Early Childhood, Early Intervention Partner (ECEI)

Baptcare are also the ECEI Coordinator for the local area.

Address: 280 Invermay Rd, Launceston
Phone: 1800 290 555

Local Disability Information

Accessibility Framework:
According a 2016 survey, more than 4000 Launceston residents indicated they needed help with core daily activities due to disability. This equated to 6.4 percent of the municipality’s population, with a further 11 per cent of the population providing unpaid caring assistance. The framework sets out five key commitment areas where the City of Launceston believes it can play a key role:

Our inclusive community;
– Access to public spaces and buildings;
– Access to employment and education;
– Access to transport; and
– Access to the arts and events.

Find out more here