People with a disability can be more vulnerable to abuse, neglect, and exploitation than other members of the community. A high priority for the department is to increase the safety of people with a disability when they are accessing funded services.
Frequently asked questions regarding criminal history screening.
The Disability Services Act 2006 outlines the criminal history screening requirements for people engaged by department funded non-government service providers. In order to carry out the screening process, the department will collect information through a range of forms.