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25/01/2021
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Consultation open on draft NSW Restrictive Practices Bill

Public consultation is now open on the newly released draft Restrictive Practices Bill which outlines how restrictive practices will be regulated in NSW.
News update
22/01/2021
News update

WA State Election: Technology Assisted Voting

Ahead of the March 2021 State General Election, there will be two forms of Technology Assisted Voting accessible to Western Australians when casting their vote.

Victorian COVID-19 advice: Queensland hotspot

Reads: COVID-19 News update

11/01/2021

DHHS has issued advice following National Cabinet’s declaration on 8 January that Greater Brisbane is a hotspot after the discovery of a case with the UK variant of COVID-19.

The hotspot covers the local government areas of Brisbane City, Moreton Bay Regional Council, Redland, Ipswich and Logan City Councils.

Service providers should ensure screening processes can identify anyone who has arrived into Victoria and has visited Great Brisbane hotspots on or since Saturday, 2 January.

Anyone identified:

  • Must not be permitted access to sites.
  • Must be advised to get tested for COVID-19 as soon as possible, even if they have no symptoms, and remain at home or their place of accommodation until advised by DHHS of the outcomes of their test result.

DHHS request providers email the contact details of those who require testing to

A list of COVID-19 testing sites and further information regarding COVID-19 is available on the DHHS website or by calling 1800 675 398.

Contact information

For any enquiries, please contact Heather McMinn, Safer and Stronger Disability Sector Consultant, 0448 395 495,