About the Disability Act 2006

The Disability Act 2006 (the Act) is the legislation for people with a disability in Victoria.  It replaced the current Intellectually Disabled Persons’ Services Act 1986 and Disability Services Act 1991.

The Act provides for:

  • a stronger whole-of-government, whole-of-community response to the rights and needs of people with a disability, and
  • a framework for the provision of high quality services and supports for people with a disability.

Information on what the Disability Act might mean for you can be found in easy to read format.

For information - this takes you to a page with links to Information Sheet 1 - easy read, and the Word and PDF versions of the easy read booklet.


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