Specialist Disability Accommodation Alliance
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a unified voice of committed specialist disability accommodation (SDA) providers and investors 


about us

The Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) Alliance brings together some of the nation’s most committed Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) providers and investors. In doing so, the Alliance will provide a unified voice to better support development of a diverse and sustainable SDA market.

We recognise the nature of the SDA market - the speed, complexity and immensity of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) roll-out, matched with the intricacies of people with disability in need of specialist housing are influenced and affected by the effective implementation of SDA policy.


our vision

A mature, diverse, viable, efficient and sustainable Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) market that enables the provision of excellence in SDA housing.


our principles

The Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) Alliance and its members are committed to the principles of:

Collaboration. Respecting diverse perspectives, seek to work constructively with all relevant stakeholders to build a sustainable, mature SDA market that meets the expressed needs and preferences of Participants.

Maximising Choice & Control. Ensure Participant choice and control is a central consideration in the design and delivery of all SDA services, to enable people with a disability to govern their own home life.

Excellence & innovation. Define and promote quality and best practice in person-centred SDA provision.

Footnote: Consistent with the objectives of the NDIS Act 2013, the NDIS (SDA Conditions) Rule 2018 and the SDA Design Category Requirements Guidelines, the SDA Alliance believes that New Build SDA and separated SIL and SDA entities represent quality design and practice.


our aim

The Organisation’s main aim is to constructively engage with governments and other key stakeholders to support the growth of a mature, diverse and sustainable NDIS Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) market.

In doing so the Organisation seeks to enable the provision of excellence in New Build SDA housing that empowers people with disability to live full and vibrant lives as active members of their communities facilitated by increased housing choice and control.

The Organisation will act as a national co-ordinating body of ‘new build’ SDA providers and investors in the sector to share information, research and experiences for continuous improvement purposes, whilst constructively collaborating with key decision-makers to support policy development and effective implementation.


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meet the alliance team

The Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) Alliance brings together a diverse group of dedicated and experienced industry leaders from NFP, government, commercial and caring backgrounds.


founding members

full members