There are a number of policies and pieces of legislation that affect the social service sector in Queensland. Some of the major ones are summarised below:
Department of Social Services legislation (national)
The legislation used as the basis for family assistance, including the approval of child care services, the payment of Child Care Benefit, the payment of Maternity Immunisation Allowance and other matters relating to family assistance
Disallowable Instruments that are referred to in the Social Security Act 1991 under Part 3.18A-Private financial provision for certain people with disabilities.
Disallowable Instruments that are referred to in the Social Security Act 1991 in relation to qualification for Disability Support Pension.
Information is provided on legislation, which either was passed during the last sittings or is currently before the Parliament.