Understanding disability and the law

Overview

The definition of disability and impairment in state and federal law varies from broad all-encompassing definitions to a narrow focus on one type of disability. Complaints of discrimination on the basis of disability and services specifically for people with a disability, including the National Disability Insurance Scheme, are covered.

This section includes the following topics:

 


NOTE

The law in this chapter is current as at 30 June 2017.


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