Show Notes: Breaking News – NDIS Review: The Requirement for All Providers To Be Registered

Duration: 01:05:59

Released Date: December 18, 2023

Tania Gomez and Paul Bryan

Hayley Assaf, RN
(COMPASSION8 – NDIS Consultant, Lead Auditor, and Registered Nurse)

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Welcome to Episode 32 (Special Streaming)! In this episode, join hosts Tania and Paul with guest Hayley Assaf of COMPASSION8, as they discuss the changes to the NDIS registration process and what it means for providers. They discuss the different categories of registration and enrollment, including advanced registration, general registration, basic registration, and enrollment. It also explores the implications for different types of support and highlights the need for oversight and compliance with practice standards. The importance of a robust governance and operational management system is emphasized, and the benefits of aligning with current standards and gradually transitioning to the new system are discussed. This episode provides valuable insights for NDIS providers navigating the evolving registration requirements.

Episode Highlights

1:04 – Discussion on NDIS Registration Requirements
16:17 – Challenges and Delays in NDIS Registration
37:46 – The Importance of Aligning with Current Standards
43:43 – Enrollment vs. Basic Registration

About the Speakers

Hayley Assafis a multi-skilled professional with experience as an NDIS Consultant, Lead Auditor, and Technical Expert. She’s also an experienced Registered Nurse, Subject Matter Expert, and is a strong advocate for best practice. As Managing Director of COMPASSION8, Hayley specialises in NDIS compliance and has a passion for supporting providers to understand the complexities with implementing high intensity supports.




Tania Gomez is a dynamic entrepreneur with a passion for helping NDIS providers run thriving businesses that deliver exceptional care. With over a decade of experience as a successful business owner, Tania has founded four successful businesses – Provider+, Strawberry Solutions, Tania Gomez Consulting and Jelli Beanz. Her mission is to help providers overcome challenges and achieve real business outcomes. At every turn, Tania brings her expertise, energy, and deep commitment to quality and compliance to help providers achieve their goals.

As an NDIS Auditor since 2019, Tania brings a wealth of experience to her consulting work. In addition to her audit expertise and entrepreneurial spirit, Tania holds several qualifications, including a Master of Education (Leadership), Graduate Certificate of Disability Practice Management, and Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood) and Diploma of Quality auditing. Above all, Tania is passionate about helping purpose-led businesses move past compliance for compliance’s sake and sees quality as the secret to a sustainable, profitable and successful business that delivers high-quality outcomes to its clients.


Paul Bryan is the Head Coach of Action and Intent, specialising in coaching, training and equipping support businesses in the disability services sector. With 7 years of coaching experience, including 3 focused on the NDIS, Paul is passionate about empowering Australia’s most vulnerable by improving the businesses that support them. 

Through his two coaching programs, Networking Events and Connection Driving Software, Paul helps both entry-level and market leading businesses establish strong foundations and guides growing providers to become people-focused and profitable market leaders. 

Renowned for his practical and informative live workshops, Paul simplifies the complicated and brings practicality to the difficult. 

Having helped numerous providers achieve multimillion-dollar success, Paul’s unique tools and systems are set to empower further growth for providers.

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