CLICK HERE to view the Financial Assistance Eligibility Guide.
No; the My Future: My Life initiative is not available in areas where the NDIS roll-out has commenced.
CLICK HERE to view the NDIS roll-out timetable for Queensland.
You will find more information about the Think Prepare Plan workshops on our events page. You can also call the My Future: My Life team on 1300 697 526 to find out more.
Think Prepare Plan Workshops will be held in locations across the state where the roll-out of the National Disability Insurance Scheme has not yet commenced. To view workshop locations or to register for a workshop go to the events page.
Transition Preparation Support sessions will be offered alongside other MFML activities, such as Think Prepare Plan workshops throughout the state.
However, sessions will not be available in areas where the roll-out of the National Disability Insurance Scheme has commenced.
You can lodge an application for Transition Preparation Support by heading to the Transition Preparation (TP) Support page.
At the bottom of the page you will see ‘Apply for a TP session’.
A member of the My Future: My Life team will be in contact with you within five working days of receiving your application. If you have submitted an application and have not been contacted within five days, please call our resource team on 1300 697 526.
Yes; Brisbane, Wide Bay, Burnett, Gold Coast and Far North Queensland – Y11 and Y12 closing date – Tuesday 15 May, 2018 Moreton Bay and Sunshine Coast – Y11 and Y12 closing date – Tuesday 9 October, 2018
Applicants must have a current (signed and dated) SET Plan or equivalent that clearly reflects their goals for life after school. If your SET Plan does not show your goals, you should discuss this with your teachers and request an update to ensure your Plan reflects your goals.
No; our funding parameters do not allow us to consider any form of retrospective payment.
My Future: My Life accepts no responsibility to fund any item until the applicant has received written confirmation that their application has been approved.
No; each application is assessed individually. A decision as to whether to grant Financial Assistance can only be determined when the assessment process is complete.
A My Future: My Life assessor will email you within five working days of receiving your application. If you have submitted an application and not received a confirmation email within five days, please call our assessment team on 1300 697 526.
Not necessarily. Whilst you may have demonstrated eligibility for Financial Assistance in year 11, we are required to assess each application individually for year 12.
Other factors may also influence whether a subsequent application can be supported, e.g. NDIS roll-out status; funding availability; resource requested etc.
Yes; your application must be deemed ‘complete’ before we can commence the assessment process.
A complete application includes: all necessary eligibility documentation, a signed SET Plan or equivalent a current valid quote, and additional supporting documentation (resource specific) for the item/s being requested.
Applications which do not meet the criteria will be finalised as incomplete and applicants will be required to re-submit a ‘complete’ application.
From receipt of a ‘complete’ application it can take us up to four weeks to assess and finalise the application; however there are times when the volume of applications received can extend this timeframe.
To ensure fair and consistent assessment, urgent applications cannot be accommodated.
Any ‘eligible’ student can lodge an application for Financial Assistance. A student may choose someone to assist them with their application, or may have someone submit an application on their behalf.
An assessor will review your application to ensure:
Once assessment is complete an assessor will contact the applicant and
advise that either:
No; whilst attending a Think Prepare Plan workshop and having a Transition Preparation Support session may be helpful in determining goals and the resources needed to achieve them, it is not a prerequisite for lodging an application for Financial Assistance.
No; whilst attending a Think Prepare Plan workshop and having a Transition Preparation Support session may be helpful in determining goals and the resources needed to achieve them, applications for Financial Assistance are assessed on a case by case basis. All applicants for Financial Assistance must meet the eligibility criteria and must submit a complete application.
No; access to support through My Future: My Life is not contingent on, nor affected by any other support you may receive.
You should contact the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) by calling 1800 800 110 or visiting their website www.ndis.gov.au.
You should contact your local Department of Communities, Disability Services Regional Office or the NDIS if it has commenced roll-out in the area in which you live. CLICK HERE for Department of Communities, Disability Services, Regional Office contacts, or contact the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) by calling 1800 800 110 or visiting their website www.ndis.gov.au