For carers and families

Disability service providers are required to respect the important role played by family and carers in the lives of people with a disability.

The following information has been developed to assist people with a disability, parents, carers and families to understand the Disability Act 2006. The information may also be helpful for interested members of the community.

  • The Disability Act 2006 and the Disability Regulations 2007 can be viewed on the Victorian legislation and parliamentary documents website
  • About the Disability Act 2006 information sheet provides a broad snapshot of information on the act and its implementation – see Related resources
  • Information sheets have been developed in key areas of the act to provide an overview and some frequently asked questions.

If information is required in other accessible formats, such as hard copy, large print or braille, please contact the Legislation team.