Welcome to NIISQ
The National Injury Insurance Scheme (NIISQ) is a no-fault Scheme which provides eligible people with necessary and reasonable treatment, care and support, in some cases for their lifetime.
Anyone who experiences serious personal injuries as a result of a motor vehicle accident in Queensland, on or after 1 July 2016, may be eligible to receive support from NIISQ.
Ben was injured at work as a track work rider in 2017 when he came off a horse in a collision and sustained a spinal cord injury. Ben's injury resulted in his inability to walk and he began to adapt to life with his manual wheelchair.
Chris is a Gomeroi man who sustained a spinal cord injury in a motor vehicle accident in September 2017. NIISQ has helped Chris to get back into life after injury.
Savannah sustained a traumatic brain injury from a motor vehicle accident in July 2016 at the age of 19 years old.
NIISQ vs NDIS
The NIISQ & the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) are two separate schemes designed to provide funding and access to support for people with a disability.
They are administered by different agencies, and also have different eligibility requirements, available supports and funding methods.
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As NIISQ continues to evolve, our focus remains on enhancing services by actively involving
Last updated: January 2023