Public Consultation on Diabetes Products Subsidised under the National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS)

Closed 25 Aug 2019

Opened 26 Jul 2019


The Department of Health is seeking your feedback in relation to the National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS).

The NDSS provides subsidised syringes and needles, blood glucose test strips, urine test strips, insulin pump consumables and continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) products to people with diabetes.

To ensure the NDSS continues to meet the needs of people registered with the scheme, the Department is seeking input from Australians with diabetes and other members of the community impacted by diabetes.

Specifically, the Department is seeking views on additional types of products that could be considered for subsidisation under the scheme to support people to self-manage their condition.

The information collected will be used to inform future decision making in relation to the NDSS.

Your views can be provided to the Department using this online survey. This online survey will close on 25 August 2019.

Alternatively, you can print this survey using the PDF version at the bottom of this page (see 'Related' below) and mail a hardcopy of this form to:

Diabetes Products Section

Pharmacy Branch (MDP 963)

Department of Health

GPO Box 9848

Canberra  ACT  2601

If you have problems submitting this form please contact us by email at:


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