People with disability
Whether your child was born with a disability or acquired it, the news that your child has a disability is life changing. We have put together information to help you.
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Improving passenger transport accessibility for Queenslanders with disability
The Disability Action Plan: Improving Access to 2017 outlines how the Queensland Government will contribute to making the state’s passenger transport network more accessible for people with disability, including improving the experience of travelling.
Queensland welcomes NDIA as we get ready for NDIS
Queensland’s preparations for the NDIS have taken an important step forward with the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) confirming they will set up offices in Townsville and Brisbane in the next month.
Queensland Disability Conference 2014
Videos and information resources from the Queensland Disability Conference are now available to view and download.
Queensland Disability Plan 2014–19
The Queensland Disability Plan sets out how the Queensland Government will ensure a successful transition to the National Disability Insurance Scheme and ensure mainstream services and communities are accessible and inclusive for Queenslanders with disability, their families and carers.
New amendments to guide, hearing and assistance dogs legislation
New amendments to the Guide, Hearing and Assistance Dogs Act 2009 will provide right of access to residential and holiday accommodation for a person with a disability who relies on a guide, hearing or assistance dog.
Queensland signs up to the NDIS
Premier Campbell Newman and Prime Minister Julia Gillard signed a historic agreement on 8 May 2013 to start Queensland’s transition to the National Disability Insurance Scheme.
Education, training and employment
Find out about employment support for people with a disability and related topics including finding the right job, your rights at work and support and tips for employers and colleagues.