Consultation period

7 November 2022 - 9:00 am To 12 February 2023 - 11:59 pm

A New Act to Replace the Disability Services Act (1986) – Make a submission

This online submission process will assist the Department of Social Services in working to update and replace the Disability Services Act 1986 (the Act).

To complete the online guided questionnaire on the position paper please click on the link below.

> Start online guided questionnaire

Alternative ways to provide a submission

> Online written submission: You can upload your written submission and documents.

> Video or Audio response: To provide a video or audio response, including in AUSLAN, please complete the online form for instructions.

Mail: If you cannot complete the online guided questionnaire, you can print a downloadable PDF [53 kB] or Word [24 kB] version of this document and provide a written submission to:

International, Legislation and Program Support
Department of Social Services
GPO Box 9820
Canberra, ACT 2601

Privacy: The Department of Social Services will collect and analyse your answers and the results will inform updating and replacing the Disability Services Act 1986 (the Act).

Your responses will be treated in confidence and in accordance with the Privacy Notice.