1. What is the Victorian Disability Act 2006?

  • The Disability Act 2006 started on 1 July 2007.
  • The Disability Act 2006 helps to get the government, all of its departments and all of the community to work together to support the rights and needs of people with a disability.
  • The Disability Act 2006 makes some rules and ways for people with a disability to get good services and support.

To find out more about the Disability Act 2006 click on this link: www.dhs.vic.gov.au/for-individuals/disability/your-rights/disability-act-2006

Non-plain English version here:

Victorian Disability Act 2006 (Word doc)

Victorian Disability Act 2006 (pdf)

Check out this video, ‘The Disability Act – What Is It?’ from the ‘Getting Into the Act’ DVD.

Duration: 3 minutes


The Act Resources Guide project acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are Australia’s first peoples and the traditional owners and custodians of the land.

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