Greater Safety For Victorians With Disability

Victorians with a disability will have greater protections thanks to new safeguards introduced by the Victorian Government, which commence today under the new Victorian Disability Worker Commission. The safeguards are part of the Government’s zero-tolerance approach to neglect and abuse of people with disability, developed in response to recommendations of the Victorian Parliament’s 2016 Inquiry into Abuse in Disability Services.

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Topics:
Disability service providers, Government, Policy, Legislation, Human Rights, Social Justice, Case Studies

Author:
Minister for Disability, Ageing and Carers

Source:
Media release

Date published:
Wed 1st Jul, 2020