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.
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.