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  1. Australia - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    DisabilityCare Australia Fund Act 2013 (No. 37, 2013). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-05-30 | AUS-2013-L-95481

    An Act to establish the DisabilityCare Australia Fund, and for related purposes.

  2. Australia - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    National Disability Insurance Scheme Act 2013 (No. 20, 2013). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-03-28 | AUS-2013-L-95403

    CHAPTER 1 - Introduction
    Part 1. Preliminary
    Part 2. Objects and principles
    Part 3. Simplified outline
    Part 4. Definitions
    Part 5. Ministerial Council
    CHAPTER 2 - Assistance for people with disability and others CHAPTER 3 - Participants and their plans
    CHAPTER 4 - Administration
    CHAPTER 5 - Compensation payments
    CHAPTER 6 - National Disability Insurance Scheme Launch Transition Agency
    CHAPTER 7 - Other matters
    Schedule 1 - Transitional provisions for staff of the Agency

  3. Australia - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Disability Services Act 2011 (No. 27 of 2011). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-09-21 | AUS-2011-L-105396

    An Act relating to the funding of the provision of specialist disability services, and other goods or services, in relation to persons with disability, the regulation of the use of restrictive interventions in relation to such persons, the repeal of the Disability Services Act 1992 , the consequential amendment of certain legislation, and for related purposes.

  4. Australia - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Disability Services Act 2006. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2006 | AUS-2006-L-97952

    An Act to protect and promote the rights of people with a disability, and for other purposes.

  5. Australia - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Disability Discrimination Amendment (Education Standards) Act, 2005 (Act No. 19 of 2005) - Australian Law Online

    Adoption: 2005-03-01 | AUS-2005-L-70157

  6. Australia - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Mental Health (Amendment) Act, 2003 (No. 76 of 2003). - Act No. 76 of 2003

    Adoption: 2003-10-21 | AUS-2003-L-67486

    Amends Mental Health Act 1986. Divided into 4 parts. Part 1 (s. 1-3) contains preliminary provisions. Part 2 (s. 4-28) contains amendments relating to involuntary patients. Part 2 (s. 29-37) deals with confidentiality and some related matters. Part 4 (s. 38) amends Coroners Act 1985.

  7. Australia - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Regulations 2002 (No. 56).

    Adoption: 2002-03-27 | AUS-2002-R-61140

    Made under Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988. Regulates calculation of compensation under Subsection 8(9B) of the Act. Also deals with approved rehabilitation program providers, application for grant of licence, suspension and revocation of licences, as well as some related matters.

  8. Australia - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Disability Services (Amendment) Act, 2000 (No. 19 of 2000).

    Adoption: 2000-05-16 | AUS-2000-L-58437

    Amends Disability Services Act 1991 and Intellectually Disabled Persons' Services Act 1986. Makes provisions for functions of community visitors with respect to residential service providers, visits of residential service providers, powers of inspection, requests to see a panel of community visitors, records of visits, and some related matters.

  9. Australia - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Disability Services Amendment (Designated Service) Regulation 1999 (No. 3 of 1999).

    Adoption: 1999-01-08 | AUS-1999-R-60477

    Made under the Disability Services Act 1993. Excludes services that are co-funded by the Commonwealth under the Home and Community Act 1985 of the Commonwealth, and are provided or funded otherwise than through the Home Care Service, from the definition of designated service in Section 4 of the Disability Services Act 1993.

  10. Australia - Disabled workers - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    State Environmental Planning Policy No. 5--Housing for Older People or People with Disability (No. 9 of 1998).

    Adoption: 1998-01-02 | AUS-1998-M-59655

    Made under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979. Sets forth policy programme aimed at increasing the supply and diversity of housing that meets the needs of older people or people with a disability.

  11. Australia - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Disability Discrimination Regulations (S.R. No. 27 of 1996). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1996-01-29 | AUS-1996-R-44079

    Defines "combat duties" for the purposes of the Disability Discrimination Act 1992.

  12. Australia - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Disability Services Amendment (Residents' Amenities Accounts) Act 1995 (No. 24 of 1995).

    Adoption: 1995-06-19 | Date of entry into force: 1995-06-19 | AUS-1995-L-44555

    Amends Disability Services Act 1993 to provide for the use of money in certain residents' amenities accounts established for residents of Government residential centres.

  13. Australia - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Supreme Court Amendment Rules (No. 3) 1994 (JM301 of 1994)

    Adoption: 1994-06-20 | AUS-1994-R-37687

    Provides for definitions of "person under disability" and "represented person" and amends the provisions on representation by guardian or representative of such a person in proceedings. Made under the Supreme Court Act 1935.

  14. Australia - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Disability Services Act 1993 (No. 36 of 1993). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1993-12-16 | AUS-1993-L-51015

  15. Australia - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Intellectually Disabled Citizens Amendment Act 1993 (No. 55 of 1993)

    Adoption: 1993-10-25 | AUS-1993-L-35204

  16. Australia - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Disability Services Act 1993 (Act No. 31, 1993). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1993-07-09 | AUS-1993-L-93252

    An Act about providing services for people with a disability, and for related purposes.

  17. Australia - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Disability Services Act 1993 (No. 18 of 1993). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1993-04-08 | AUS-1993-L-75191

    Act provides for the funding and provision of disability services based on the principles set out in Schedule 1 of the Act. Schedule 2 sets out the objectives of the Act which include "Disability services are to be designed and administered so as...to achieve positive outcomes for persons with disabilities, such as...increased education, training and employment opportunities."

  18. Australia - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Health, Housing and Community Services Legislation Amendment Act 1992 (No. 88 of 1992)

    Adoption: 1992-06-30 | AUS-1992-L-31231

    Amends the Disability Services Act 1986, the First Home Owners Act 1983, the Health Insurance Act 1973, the Hearing Services Act 1991, the National Health Act 1953, and the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989 in respect of health, housing and community services.

  19. Australia - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Industrial Conciliation and Arbitration Regulations 1992 (No. 135 of 1992)

    Adoption: 1992-06-25 | Date of entry into force: 1992-07-01 | AUS-1992-R-30070

    These Regulations made pursuant to the Industral Relations Act (S.A.) 1972 amend the Industrial Conciliation and Arbitration Regulations 1990 by inserting a regulation in respect of awards relating to disabled workers.

  20. Australia - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (No. 135 of 1992). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1992-05-26 | AUS-1992-L-31930

    The objects of this Act are to eliminate discrimination against persons on the grounds of disability in areas of work, accomodation, education, access to premises, clubs and sport, and the provision of goods, facilities, services and land. The intention is also to prohibit discrimination under existing laws and the administration of Commonwealth laws and programmes, to ensure that persons with disabilities have the same rights to equality before the law as the rest of the community, and to promote the recognition and acceptance within the community of the principle that persons with disabilities have the same fundamental rights as the rest of the community. Part 2 concerns the prohibition of disability discrimination; Part 3 provides for "action plans" to eliminate such discrimination; Part 4 deals with inquiries and civil proceedings; Part 5 specifies additional offences under the Act; and Part 6 provides for the appointment of a disability discrimination commissioner.

  21. Australia - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Disability Services Act 1992 (No. 8 of 1992). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1992-05-26 | AUS-1992-L-81993

    Regulates the provision of services to persons with disabilities. Includes in the Objectives (Schedule I) that one of the objectives of services for disabled persons is to "achieve a better quality of life including increased independence, employment opportunities and integration in the community".

  22. Australia - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Industrial Relations (Declared Organizations) Amendment Act 1992 (No. 15 of 1992)

    Adoption: 1992-04-23 | AUS-1992-L-30059

    This Act provides for non-application of awards to or in relation to work performed by a person with a disability who is being assisted or trained in or by an organization or body that provides employment services to disabled workers.

  23. Australia - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Disability Services Act 1991 (A1991-98). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1991 | AUS-1991-L-97931

  24. Australia - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Intellectually Disabled Person's Services (Amendment) Act 1989. No. 60.

    Adoption: 1989-09-12 | AUS-1989-L-9464

    The purposes of this Act, inter alia, are to allow funding to municipalities for provision of services to intellectually disabled persons and to clarify the powers of a court when sentencing an intellectually disabled offender.

  25. Australia - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Intellectually Handicapped Citizens Act Amendment Act 1989. No. 33.

    Adoption: 1989-04-28 | AUS-1989-L-8162

    An Act to amend the Intellectually Handicapped Citizens Act 1985-1988 and the Public Trustee Act 1978-1988 in various respects including substitution of "handicapped" by "disabled".

  26. Australia - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Community Services and Health Legislation Amendment Act 1988. No. 79.

    Adoption: 1988-06-24 | AUS-1988-L-7080

    Various amendments to the Aged or Disabled Persons Homes Act 1954 and the National Health Act 1953 in particular.

  27. Australia - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Intellectually Disabled Persons' Services (Amendment) Act 1987. No. 74.

    Adoption: 1987-11-24 | AUS-1987-L-4933

    Inter alia, amends the Intellectually Disabled Person Services Act 1986.

  28. Australia - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Disability Services Act 1986. No. 129. - Legislation online

    Adoption: 1986-12-09 | AUS-1986-L-3171

    The aims of the Act include, inter alia, ensuring that the services provided to persons with disabilities enable them to have increased independence, employment opportunities and integration in the community and to benefit from comprehensive rehabilitation services. Accordingly, the Act replaces provisions of the Handicapped Persons Assistance Act 1974 and of Part VII of the Social Security Act 1947 with provisions that are more flexible and more responsive to the needs and aspirations of persons with disabilities (s. 3). Part II of the Act governs funding of services, including competitive employment training, placement services and supported employment services. Part III concerns the provision of rehabilitation services by the Commonwealth (s. 24 permits a training allowance to be paid in addition to a rehabilitation allowance under defined conditions).

  29. Australia - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Disability Services (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 1986. No. 130.

    Adoption: 1986-12-09 | AUS-1986-L-3172

    This Act contains amendments to the Handicapped Persons Assistance Act 1974, the Social Security Act 1947, the Compensation (Commonwealth Government Employee) Act 1971 and three Acts concerning veterans, in consequence of the enactment of the Disability Services Act 1986.

  30. Australia - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Mental Health Act 1986. No. 59.

    Adoption: 1986-06-03 | AUS-1986-L-2535

    Part 6 (Administration) deals, in particular, with staff. Schedule 4 declares certain sections of the Public Service Act 1974 applicable to medical staff and spells out offences.

  31. Australia - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Intellectually Disabled Persons' Services Act 1986. No. 53.

    Adoption: 1986-05-27 | AUS-1986-L-2496

    Reforms the law relating to services for intellectually disabled persons to promote their maximum physical and social integration through participation in the life of the local community. Requires informing persons admitted to any residential institution or programme of their legal rights. Medical practitionners appointed or employed have their conditions of employment and remuneration set by the Public Services Board and are subject to disciplinary standards set forth in Schedule 4 appended to the present Act. Other staff employed by the Department under the Public Service Act 1974 remain subject to that Act.

  32. Australia - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Transport Accident Act 1986 (No. 111).

    Adoption: 1986 | AUS-1986-L-51021

    Provides for compensation for persons who are injured or die as a result of transport accidents.

  33. Australia - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Equal Opportunity (Discrimination against Disabled Persons) Act 1982.

    Adoption: 1982-12-21 | AUS-1982-L-10677

    An Act to render unlawful certain kinds of discrimination on the ground of impairment, to amend the Equal opportunity Act 1977 [LS 1977-Aust.1] and for other purposes. No. 9843.

  34. Australia - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Workers' Compensation Act Amendment Act 1982.

    Adoption: 1982-04-29 | AUS-1982-L-10674

    An Act to amend the Workers Compensation Act 1971-1979; and to repeal the Workers Compensation (Insurance) Act 1980-1981 and the Workers Compensation (Special Provisions) Act 1977-1980. No. 47. Inter alia, inserts new Parts VIA (Rehabilitation of injured workers) and XA (Insurance) in the Workers Compensation Act 1971-1979.

  35. Australia - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Handicapped Persons Assistance Act 1974.

    Adoption: 1974-12-09 | AUS-1974-L-15098

    An Act to provide for assistance by Australia towards the provision of facilities for handicapped children, disabled persons and certain other persons. No. 134. Repeals the Handicapped Children (Assistance) Act 1970-1973 and Parts I to IVB and V of the Sheltered Employment (Assistance) Act 1967-1973.

  36. Australia - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Social Services Act (No. 4) 1973.

    Adoption: 1973-09-26 | AUS-1973-L-16113

    An Act relating to social services. No. 103. Numerous amendments to the Social Services Act 1947-1972 (LS 1947 - Austral. 3 ... 1951 - Aust. 2); inter alia, repeals s. 5 and adds a new Div. 4 B (Transitional benefit for the aged blind) in Part III and a new Part VIA (Double orphans' pensions).

  37. Australia - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Sheltered Employment (Assistance) Act 1967.

    Adoption: 1967-05-12 | AUS-1967-L-18858

    An Act to provide for assistance by the Commonwealth towards the provision of sheltered employment and accommodation for certain disabled persons. No. 22. Repeals the Disabled Persons Accommodation Act 1963.


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