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Preventing and responding to abuse and neglect

Recent changes to the Disability Act 2006 in 2017 have strengthened DSC powers to investigate allegations of abuse and neglect in Victorian disability services.

Amendments to the Act also require us to support the Victorian disability sector to prevent and respond effectively to allegations of abuse and neglect through the provision of education and information.

The changes to the Act were part of the Victorian Government’s response to the 2016 Parliamentary inquiry into abuse in disability services.

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Melbourne, Victoria, 3000 Australia

Call for enquiries or complaints - 1800 677 342

Email for enquiries or complaints - complaints@odsc.vic.gov.au