1. Home page:
This gives a background to the project.
People with a disability should be treated exactly the same as everyone else and the Disability Act 2006 is one of the laws put in place to help to make sure this happens.
For more information about rights click on the ‘Rights‘ menu at the top of this page.
Under the Disability Act 2006:
- People with a disability have the right to complain about the service they get.
- Service providers have to make sure people know how they can tell them if they are unhappy with the service.
The Act also set up the Disability Services Commissioner who can help with complaints.
For more information about complaints and the Disability Services Commissioner click on the ‘Complaints‘ menu at the top of this page.
For more information about advocacy organisations click on this link: www.daru.org.au
4. Service Providers:
Under the Disability Act 2006 disability organisations must provide good quality services.
For more information about services click on the ‘Services‘ menu at the top of this page.
Under the Disability Act 2006 people with a disability should have a support plan.
- The plan needs to be about the person.
- The plan can take into account the person’s family and other important people.
- The person should control their own life and plan, with support where required.
For more information about planning click on the ‘Planning‘ menu at the top of this page.
Under the Disability Act 2006 people with a disability have a right to get information from their service provider in a way they best understand.
For more about information click on the ‘Information‘ menu at the top of this page.
Non-plain English version here: