Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services

Disability and Community Care

We're asking Queenslanders to open doors....

We’re excited to announce a new Queensland Government campaign inviting all Queenslanders to think about opening doors to the exciting possibilities the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will bring. Which door will the NDIS open for you?

  • Celebrate Disability Action Week 2014

    Queenslanders will come together through a range of events to celebrate this year’s Disability Action Week, 14 to 20 September. From art exhibitions and afternoon teas to sports days and sensory sessions, there is something for everyone. Find out about events in your area or register an event.

  • Elderly Parent Carer Innovation Trial—successful projects announced

    Three organisations have received funding of more than $2.4 million to build up to 22 sustainable places for adults with a disability who are being cared for by their elderly parent.

  • 'My child has' information guides

    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.

  • Positive Behaviour Support: legislation, information and resources

    The new positive behaviour support and restrictive practices reporting requirements began on 1 July 2014.

  • Queensland Disability Plan 2014-19

    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.

  • Your Life Your Choice self-directed support initiative

    A new initiative has been launched to enable people with a disability and their family to have a level of choice and control over their disability supports and services.