Disability Peak Body
– Progressive organisation dedicated to our Members
– Market leading with an excellent culture
– National Organisation
– Volunteer Position

About Disability Intermediaries Australia

Formed in late 2018. Disability Intermediaries Australia (DIA) is Australia’s peak body for non-government disability intermediary service organisations and practitioners. DIA members deliver Support Coordination and Plan Management services to 1 in 3 NDIS Participants.

We are a small and dynamic organisation. DIA is dedicated to driving improved quality and standards within the Disability Intermediaries Support Market. We are driven and hands-on working to tight timelines on a variety of projects.

The Role

As an Appointed Non-Executive Director at DIA, you will play a critical role as a member of the Board and alongside the Executive Team, in the strategic leadership and governance of the organisation.

The three Appointed Director positions will be appointed for the following terms:

  • 1 x Appointed Director for 3 year term
  • 1 x Appointed Director for 2 year term
  • 1 x Appointed Director for 1 year term

The Candidate(s)

  • At this stage the DIA Board is only accepting applications from DIA Members.

We are looking for a applications from people with the some or all of following skills and attributes for this exciting opportunity.

  • Lived experience of disability;
  • Previous experience in Directorship or willingness to undertake this training;
  • Experience and deep understanding of the delivery of Plan Management and Support Coordination disability services;
  • Experience in Finance, Economics, Law or other Business fields;
  • Experience and understanding of how to grow revenue through alternative and broad funding streams such as government grants, philanthropic investment, private grants and institutional investment;
  • Experience in the development of accreditation and certification programs; and
  • Interest in serving as Chair of the Board in the future.


Our Board members are volunteer positions.

The Board meets 8 times per year plus additional sub-committee meetings, strategic planning day and membership events.

It is anticipated that your commitment will be the equivalent of 2-3 days per month. Due to the organisation’s growth, there may be the requirement for overnight travel.


To apply for this position, please email your application containing:

  1. A cover letter highlighting your suitability for the position; and
  2. A current resume.

Applications should be emailed to:

Applications close: COB Thursday 9 December 2021.