Disability Access and Inclusion

Plan
The Department is committed to ensuring that people with disability, their families and carers are able to access the Department’s services, facilities and information by providing them with the same opportunities, rights and responsibilities enjoyed by all other people in the community.

The Department of Justice is committed to ensuring that people with disabilities, their families and carers are able to access the Department’s services, facilities, employment and information by providing them with the same opportunities, rights and responsibilities enjoyed by all other people in the community.

The Department's Disability Access and Inclusion Plan 2018-2023 (DAIP) details the Department's disability services priorities. The plan broadly reflects the public sector’s aim to ensure people with disabilities, their carers and families, have the same rights and opportunities as other community members to access the services provided by our agencies.

If you have any queries about accessing information, services or buildings/facilities please contact the DAIP Coordinator.

Access and Inclusion Policy Statement

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The Department of Justice is committed to:

  • ensuring that people with a disability, their families and carers are able to access the Department’s services, facilities and information by providing them with the same opportunities, rights and responsibilities enjoyed by all other people in the community.
  • consulting with people with a disability, their families and carers and peak organisations representing the interests of people with a disability, to ensure barriers to access and inclusion are addressed appropriately.
  • ensuring that its agents and contractors work towards the desired access and inclusion outcomes in this DAIP. 

Achievements

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In 2019, the Department completed a project to implement the changes required by the transition to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

The DAIP 2018-2023 plan is available upon request in alternative formats such as hardcopy, in standard or large print, electronic format, audio or by email.

Disability Services

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The Department of Justice is committed to ensuring that people with disabilities, their families and carers are able to access the Department’s services, facilities, employment and information by providing them with the same opportunities, rights and responsibilities enjoyed by all other people in the community.

The Department's Disability Access and Inclusion Plan 2018 - 2023 (DAIP) details the Department's disability services priorities. The plan broadly reflects the public sector’s aim to ensure people with disabilities, their carers and families, have the same rights and opportunities as other community members to access the services provided by our agencies.

If you have any queries about accessing information, services or buildings/facilities please contact the DAIP Coordinator or complete the online feedback form.

Alternatively, the Department's Disability Services Policy and DAIP can be viewed or downloaded. It is also available in alternative formats upon request.

To offer feedback on the Department's Disability Policy or Disability Access and Inclusion Plan please contact us.

Language Services

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The Department of Justice is committed to ensuring the provision responsive, professional and appropriate responses to meet language and communication needs of clients who are unable to adequately communicate in English or who are hearing impaired.

Do you need an interpreter?

If you do not speak English or your English is limited, an interpreter can help you free of charge.

If you have any queries or need more information contact the Translation and Interpreting Service on 131 450

Documents

Page reviewed 28 January 2021