Resources

Legislation

There are a number of policies and pieces of legislation that impact Queensland’s community service sector. We’ve summarised some of the most important legislation and policies in this section.

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Queensland Department of Communities, Disability Services and Seniors legislation

Disability Services Guidelines

Other Queensland Government policy and legislation

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.

Other national legislation

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