Introducing new ‘COVID normal’ support measures

It’s now been a year since COVID-19 started to impact all of our lives. Throughout 2020, measures were brought in to help the community pass through the pandemic. As we progress through 2021, the NDIA have evaluated some changes for a new ‘COVID normal’.


On 1 March, 2021 the NDIS Price Guide, Support Catalogue and website was updated to include some of the following ‘COVID normal changes, these included

Low cost assistive technology (AT) will remain in place. This means:

Personal protective equipment (PPE) for support workers will be extended until 31 March 2021 with a reduced price limit:

Clinical support for supported independent living (SIL) providers has been extended until 30 June 2021

Support coordination temporary line items ended on 28 February 2021

National workforce supply service ended on 14 February 2021

Cleaning and higher intensity supports for participants has been extended until 30 June 2021


To find more details about these changes visit The NDIS Price Guide and Support Catalogue or visit the SIL and Low cost AT pages of the NDIS website.


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