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Online referral form

PIR provides assistance to people with severe and persistent mental illness and complex needs who require support from multiple agencies. PIR aims to better support these people, and their carers and families, by exploring how services and supports from multiple sectors with which they come into contact, can work in a more collaborative, coordinated, and integrated way. PIR will facilitate better coordination of, and more streamlined access to, clinical and other needs of these people.

As of 1st July 2016, PIR can assist eligible people to transition to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) or to explore continuing supports for people ineligible for NDIS. PIR also provides Coordination of Supports (COS) for those people with an NDIS package.

NDIS in Tasmania

The first stage of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) began in Tasmania on 1 July 2013 for young people, aged 15 to 24. Read about how you can access the NDIS in Tasmania (link is external).

From 1 July 2016, the NDIS began to roll out by age groups.  This will take three years.

Eligible Age
Range (yrs)
30 June 2016 15-24 15-24
1 Jul 2016 – 31 Dec 2016 12-14 12-24
1 Jan 2017 – 30 Jun 2017 25-28 12-28
1 Jul  2017 – 31 Dec 2017  4-11 4-28
1 Jan 2018 – 30 Jun 2018   29-34 4-34
1 Jul  2018 – 31 Dec2018  Birth-3 & 35-49 Birth-49
1 Jan 2019 – 30 Jun 2019 50-64 Birth-64



In summary, to be eligible to access PIR:

  • The person has a diagnosed mental illness that is severe in degree and persistent in duration.
  • The person has complex needs that require services from multiple agencies.
  • The person requires substantial support and assistance to engage with the various services to meet their needs.
  • The person or their legal guardian has indicated their consent to being involved, and indicated a willingness to participate, in PIR.

When you have completed the online referral form a PIR worker will contact you and/or the referrer to begin the process.

Person's Detail

Do you:

Existing Supports and Services
(eg psychiatrist, GP, case manager, other)

Please tick relevant boxes

Reason for Referral – Please tick your priority needs
Referring Person’s detail – (leave blank if you are referring yourself)