The Guide, Hearing and Assistance Dogs Act 2009 came into effect on 1 July 2009. The legislation ensures that every person who relies on a guide, hearing or assistance dog has the same access rights as others to public places and public passenger vehicles.
Building Bright Futures is an action plan for children with a disability from birth to eight years. It focuses on delivering more responsive and better targeted supports and services to children with a disability and their families.
NDA provides the national framework for the provision of government support to services for people with a disability
From 1 July 2006 the Disability Services Act 2006 introduces criminal history screening for all people engaged by funded non-government service providers.
The Disability Services Act 2006 took effect on 1 July 2006.
This three year trial was announced as part of the 2012-13 Queensland Government budget to provide sustainable living arrangements for the adult sons and daughters with a disability of elderly parent carers.
Change of funded provider, Notifying capacity, Outputs, Reporting, Audited Financial Statements, Directors Certificates
Positive Futures is a six-year $228 million investment by the Queensland Government to promote best practice in positive behaviour support and protect the human rights of adults with an intellectual or cognitive disability who exhibit challenging behaviours.
The National Disability Strategy 2010-2020: Report to the Council of Australian Governments 2012, which includes the first three-year implementation plan, Laying the Groundwork 2011-2014 was released in February 2013.
National Health Reform (NHR) Program: February 2012 Sector update regarding transition of aged care and disability responsibilities.
The Disability Services Act (Qld) 2006 reaffirms that people with a disability have the same rights as all other members of the Queensland community.
Information about Queensland's National Disability Insurance Scheme.
The Disability Sector Quality System began in July 2004 and provides a framework that acknowledges the importance of delivering quality services which are responsive to the needs of people with a disability.
The funding allocation was in response to the Queesland Government's awareness of the various pressures experienced by funded non-government organisations, including those arising from the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission's decision on award rates.
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.