National Standards for Disability Services - Australian Government

Description

You must comply with these standards if you operate a disability service. A disability service is any service that provides employment services and rehabilitation programs for people with disability.

These standards outline the minimum requirements for:

  • providing individuals with rights
  • providing meaningful participation and active inclusion in society
  • building individual strengths and enabling goals to be reached
  • feedback and complaints
  • service access
  • service management.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Disability Services Act 1986 AG

Administering agency

Department of Social Services

Disabilities and Housing

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

General Enquiries, State Office

Disabilities and Housing

Department of Social Services

Operating address: Tower B
Level 8-9
280 Elizabeht Street
Surry Hills, New South Wales 2010
Mailing address: GPO BOX 9820
Sydney, New South Wales 2001
Phone: 02 9942 5600
Phone: 1300 653 227
Fax: 02 8255 7799

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

General Enquiries, State Office

Disabilities and Housing

Department of Social Services

Operating address: Tower B
Level 8-9
280 Elizabeht Street
Surry Hills, New South Wales 2010
Mailing address: GPO BOX 9820
Sydney, New South Wales 2001
Phone: 02 9942 5600
Phone: 1300 653 227
Fax: 02 8255 7799

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

General Enquiries, State Office

Disabilities and Housing

Department of Social Services

Operating address: Jacana House
Level 7
39 - 41 Woods Street
Darwin, Northern Territory 0800
Mailing address: GPO BOX 9820
Darwin, Northern Territory 0801
Phone: 08 8928 6100
Fax: 08 8936 6399

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

General Enquiries, State Office

Disabilities and Housing

Department of Social Services

Operating address: Level 1-3
100 Creek Street
Brisbane City
Queensland 4000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 9820
Brisbane, Queensland 4001
Phone: 07 3037 4500
Phone: 1300 653 227
Fax: 07 3004 4767

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

General Enquiries, State Office

Disabilities and Housing

Department of Social Services

Operating address: Level 18
11 Waymouth Street
Adelaide
South Australia 5000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 9820
Adelaide, South Australia 5001
Phone: 1300 653 227
Phone: 08 8318 2100
Fax: 08 8400 2197

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

General Enquiries, State Office

Disabilities and Housing

Department of Social Services

Operating address: Level 1
199 Collins Street
Hobart
Tasmania 7000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 9820
Hobart, Tasmania 7001
Phone: 1300 653 227
Phone: 03 6213 9300
Fax: 03 6211 9304

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

General Enquiries, State Office

Disabilities and Housing

Department of Social Services

Operating address: Level 3, Casselden Place
2 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne
Victoria 3000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 9820
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Phone: 1300 653 227
Phone: 03 9643 1100
Fax: 03 9662 1091

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

General Enquiries, State Office

Disabilities and Housing

Department of Social Services

Operating address: Level 12, Central Park Building
152-158 St George's Terrace
Perth
Western Australia 6000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 9820
Perth, Western Australia 6848
Phone: 08 6218 1400
Phone: 1300 653 227
Fax: 08 9229 1597