About Disability Service Plans
The Disability Services Act 2006 (Qld) (the Act) provides a strong foundation for promoting the rights of Queenslanders with disability, increasing their wellbeing and encouraging their participation in community life. An important feature of this legislation is that it requires all Queensland Government departments to develop and implement Disability Service Plans (DSPs). The purpose of DSPs is to ensure each department has regard to the Act’s human rights and service delivery principles and the government’s policies for people with disability. DSPs aim to improve access to services across government for people with a disability, including more coordinated responses.
On 2 December 2013, the Queensland Government endorsed the Queensland Disability Plan 2014-19: Enabling choices and opportunities (QDP). The QDP will provide the focus for Queensland Government Disability Service Plans until 2019. It has two key aims:
- preparing Queensland for the National Disability Insurance Scheme
- supporting Queensland to be ready, willing and able to make social and economic opportunities available to people with disability, and to make other services and sectors such as education, health, transport, tourism and housing accessible and inclusive.
To access the full document please click on the following link Disability Service Plan 2014-2016*
*This publication was produced prior to the current government.