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The NDSS is administered by Diabetes Australia
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Insulin pump consumables

Access to insulin pump consumables (IPCs) is restricted to people with type 1 diabetes.

This form allows a person—who is already registered for the NDSS—to apply for access to IPCs through the NDSS.

To apply to access IPCs:

Send the above information:

  • by email to (preferred option), or
  • by the methods described in the form.

Special consideration to access IPCs

In certain circumstances, people who have been diagnosed with ‘other diabetes’ and ‘hard to manage’ type 2 diabetes can request special consideration from the Department of Health and Aged Care to access IPCs through the NDSS. If you wish to apply for special consideration for access to subsidised IPCs through the NDSS, you will need to provide the following information:

  • your name
  • your contact details, including your address and daytime telephone contact number
  • a letter from your doctor outlining the nature of your medical condition and why you need special consideration to access subsidised products through the NDSS.

Send the above information to:

  • by email to (preferred option), or
  • NDSS Administration, GPO Box 3156, Canberra, 2601.

NDSS will consider your request. Further information may be needed to support your application. We will request this information as soon as it has been identified. We aim to advise you of the outcome of your application within 30 days.