About this website
Welcome to the – Disability Standards for Education Website. The Standards were formulated to assist educators understand and comply with their obligations under the Disability Discrimination Act 1992, and became federal law in August 2005.
This website has been designed to help users understand important parts of the Disability Standards for Education. Whether you are a person with disability, an associate of a person with disability, or a person involved in the delivery of education, this website will help you understand some important parts of the Disability Standards for Education. It does not cover the full detail of the Disability Standards for Education, just the more important parts.
The information is provided in three different ways.
Whilst all effort has been made to make the information as easy to understand as possible in the different formats, the user should realise that this website is for information and awareness purposes only. If the user has any concerns or needs more detailed advice they are strongly encouraged to contact a solicitor. A list of Community Legal Centres that can offer support and legal advice can be found in the legal and advocacy services section of this site.