Legislation and regulation in Australia: Children and young people with disability in primary and secondary education settings’.

The report analyses relevant legal and policy frameworks relating to the education of students with disability, with a focus on primary and secondary school settings across Australia.

The report provides a general description of how Commonwealth funding for education operates; a detailed explanation of how laws regulating education for students with disability function in each jurisdiction; and an examination of each jurisdiction’s anti-discrimination laws as they apply to education (including the Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (Cth) and the Disability Standards for Education 2005 issued under that Act.)

The report is available for download in a variety of formats.

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Disability Royal Commission, Education

Samuel J Murray

Disability Royal Commission

Date published:
Thu 22nd Jul, 2021