The winners of the Queensland Disability Awards were announced on Wednesday 25 March 2014.
A new series of information resources for Queensland families of children with disability is now available. These resources provide practical information about the services and supports available and how parents can support their child’s development.
The new restrictive practices reporting requirements as outlined in the Disability Services (Restrictive Practices) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2013 are expected to commence mid-2014.
The Queensland Disability Plan aims to ensure a successful transition to the National Disability Insurance Scheme and ensure mainstream services and communities are accessible and inclusive for Queenslanders with disability, their families and carers.
New amendments to the Guide, Hearing and Assistance Dogs Act 2009 will provide right of access to residential and holiday accommodation for a person with a disability who relies on a guide, hearing or assistance dog.
Queensland is developing a plan for how we transition to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). From 1 July 2016 eligible Queenslanders with a disability will start entering the scheme.