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New to PACE? What to watch for

As the national rollout of PACE continues, we have tips to get you up to speed with the new system, latest improvements, and five issues for troubleshooting.

Palliative Care, life limiting illness, and support for people with a disability

Learn more about what palliative care is, how to support people living with a disability to access it, and information and resources for disability providers and support workers.

Victorian Disability and Social Services Regulation Amendment Act 2023

This page contains resources about the Victorian Disability and Social Services Regulation Amendment Act - learn new information and see resources now.

Victorian Disability and Social Services Regulation Amendment Act 2023

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Key benefits

  • New information and resources regarding Victoria's Amendment Act
  • Providers will have access to information they need to ensure they comply with the new laws

Who is this for?

This resource is for disability service providers operating in Victoria.

Disability and Social Services Regulation Amendment Act 2023

The information on this page has been created by, or in conjunction with the Department of Families, Fairness and Housing. Further information, presentations and recordings will be added as they become available.

Related Resources

Session One: Overview of Legislative Changes

In this session, you will learn about the new Disability and Social Services Regulation Amendment Act 2023 and the key changes to:

  • Restrictive practices, residential services, compulsory treatment
  • Residential tenancy in disability accommodation (including enrolled SDA, SIL homes, TAC/WorkCover/DSOA funded services)
  • Community visitors
  • Information sharing
  • Compliance requirements and offences

Please find Zoom recording below from our information session held on Wednesday 1 May 2024.

If you would like to access these Powerpoint slides in an alternative format, please contact us.

To read more detailed information about the Amendment Act visit the Department of Families, Fairness and Housing webpage. This webpage will progressively contain detailed summaries about key changes made by the Amendment Act, relating to:

  • Restrictive practices
  • Community Visitors
  •  Residential services
  •  Tenancy arrangements in disability accommodation settings
  • Compulsory treatment
  • Information sharing 
  • Forensic disability services

Read the full Amendment Act on the Victorian legislation webpage.

Register for upcoming events

 You can register for future information sessions on our events page.

Thank you to the Department of Families, Fairness and Housing

This NDS project is being funded by the Department of Families, Fairness and Housing to inform the sector about the Disability and Social Services Regulation Amendment Act 2023 (the Amendment Act). We are holding a series of information sessions about the Amendment Act and what the changes mean to disability organisations. We are also providing resources and support to providers.

Contact information

For any enquiries, please contact Suzanne Vilé, Senior Policy and Project Officer, submit enquiry/feedback, show phone number