Show Notes: What is SDA and Should I Consider It?


Released Date: August 01, 2023

Tania Gomez and Paul Bryan

Debbie Kindness (NDIS Property Australia)

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 In this episode, hosts Tania and Paul engage in an enlightening conversation with Debbie, from NDIS Property Australia. Together, they dive deep into the topic of “What is SDA and should I consider it?”

Throughout the episode, Tania and Paul guide listeners on understanding the fundamentals of Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) and its potential benefits. They explore the various aspects of SDA, its purpose in the disability support sector, and the considerations individuals should consider when contemplating involvement in this field.

As the guest expert, Debbie shares her expertise and experiences from NDIS Property Australia. She provides valuable insights into the potential opportunities that SDA presents for providers and investors. 

As hosts, Tania and Paul ensure that their audience gains a clear understanding of the differences between being an SDA investor and an SDA provider. Through informative discussions, they shed light on the roles, responsibilities, and potential challenges faced by each party. Listeners receive guidance on how to navigate these roles and make informed decisions regarding their involvement in the SDA market.

“The Profitable NDIS Provider Podcast” is the ultimate resource for individuals seeking to comprehend the concept of SDA and evaluate its potential benefits. With Tania and Paul as your trusted hosts and Debbie as the guest expert from NDIS Property Australia, this episode offers invaluable insights, expert opinions, and practical advice for those considering entering the realm of Specialist Disability Accommodation.


About NDIS Property Australia

NDIS Property Australia team conducts thorough research on Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) and provides appropriate technical advice through premium and strategy-based solutions. This ensures that their clients have access to the latest information on SDA design categories, geographic locations, building types, and other features that affect prices. They also use complex feasibility calculation spreadsheets to help investors understand the expected annual income of an SDA dwelling, the timeline stages of construction of their property, and reveal the hidden costs. NDIS Property Australia helps its clients make better-informed decisions and achieve their investment goals by staying up-to-date with the latest SDA pricing and payment information. Learn more: https://linktr.ee/ndispropertyaustralia

Content Highlights
  • Tania and Paul ask Debbie to define SDA and why someone would consider becoming an SDA investor or provider.
  • They talk about the difference between an SDA investor and an SDA provider.
  • Debbie talks about NDIS PropertyAustralia, their primary clients, and how they help investors get started.
  • Debbie also advises someone thinking about moving into the SDA space.
About the Speakers
Guest: Debbie Kindness of NDIS Property Australia
Debbie Kindness is the General Manager of NDIS Property Australia, an advisory business consulting to investors, developers, builders and other stakeholders on the process of SDA investment.
Debbie previously worked in business administration in finance and property and also spent two decades involved in the Tourism Industry, running her own Tour Company in Asia for 16 years.
Having been involved in NDIS Property Australia from its inception in mid-2020, Debbie has helped take the business from a 2-person duo to a 16-person team, marketing and selling NDIS investment properties and bringing together all necessary parties, from the builders and designers to lenders and providers required to ensure the successful development of SDA properties around Australia.

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 see 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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