NDIS fees

ActivOT practitioners are NDIS ready and able to help on every stage of the NDIS journey, including a full range of assessment services and therapy programs. Our fees are available on this page.

NDIS fees

From 1st of July 2019 our hourly Occupational Therapy rates are:

  • $193.99
  • $271.59 in remote locations
  • $290.99 in very remote locations.

 Assessment costs

Our services are charged according to the NDIS Price Guide and the Modified Monash Model 2015 (MMM) for remote and very remote areas.

The NDIS uses the Modified Monash Model (MMM) to determine regional, remote and very remote areas using a scale based on population size and locality (see the table below).

Zones MMM Inclusion
1 All areas categorised as Major Cities of Australia
Metropolitan MMM 1-3 2 Areas categorised as Inner Regional Australia or Outer Regional Australia that are in, or within, 20km road distance of a town with population greater than 50,000.
3 Areas categorised as Inner Regional Australia or Outer Regional Australia that are not in MMM2 and are in, or within, 15 km road distance of a town with a population between 15,000 and 50,000.
Regional MMM 4-5 4 Areas categorised as Inner Regional Australia or Outer Regional Australia that are not in MMM2 or MMM3 an are in, or within, 10km road distance of a town with a population between 5,000 and 15,000.
5 All other areas in Inner Regional Australia or Outer Regional Australia.
Remote MMM6 6 All areas categorised Remote Australia that are not on a populated island that is separated from the mainland and is more than 5km offshore.
Very Remote MMM7 7 All other areas – that being Very Remote Australia and areas on a populated island that is separated from the mainland in the ABS geography and is more than 5km offshore.

As of the 1st of July 2019 our hourly OT rates are:

  • $193.99
  • $271.59 in remote locations
  • $290.99 in very remote locations.
MMM1-5; standard rate
MMM6; remote
MMM7; very remote

Travel time is also charged in accordance with the NDIS Price Guide at the above listed rates to a maximum of 30 minutes each way or 45 minutes each way for remote and very remote locations.


Therapy Assistant Fees

We are able to provide therapy programs carried out by therapy assistants.  We have highly skilled level 1 and 2 therapy assistants (TA) on our team who will ensure our OT programs are completed to the highest levels.

Our Therapy Assistant hourly rates are:

  • Level 1 Therapy Assistant; $56.16
  • Level 2 Therapy Assistant; $86.79

Travel time is also charged in accordance with the NDIS Price Guide at the above listed rates to a maximum of 30 minutes each way or 60 minutes each way for remote locations. Very remote locations are by negotiation.

For our full range of NDIS services visit our NDIS Services page.

Please contact us if you have any questions about referral requirements, fees or charges applicable.