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Disability Act gazettal continues for Victorian residential services
Unless requirements of the Residential Tenancies Act 1996 can be upheld, re-gazetted Victorian group homes will continue to operate under the Disability Act 2006.
New directions issued by the Victorian Chief Health Officer effective midnight 7 April
There are three new mandatory directives issued under the Victorian State of Emergency to combat the spread of COVID-19.
COVID-19 Plan for the Victorian Disability Services Sector Released
The DHHS have released a COVID-19 Plan for the Victorian Community Services Sector as well as a COVID-19 Plan for the Disability Services Sector.
Re-gazettal of Victorian residential services regardless of SDA enrolment
The Department of Health and Human Services is requesting that providers of residential services contact them to discuss gazettal.
SDA in Victoria: Re-gazettal further information
This update provides background information on this complex issue and insight as to why re-gazettal may be an appropriate action for some residential providers.
Victorian SDA to transition to requirements of Residential Tenancies Act from January 2020
The Department of Health and Human Services is seeking re-gazettal of all existing group homes under the Disability Act 2006, from 1 January 2020.
New SDA Design Standard released
New SDA Design Standard guidelines released, along with the SDA Innovation Plan and Limited Cost Assumptions Review; and the SDA Price Guide has been updated
Streamlining Agreements: Victorian SDA Residential Agreement and Information Statements Released
Consumer Affairs Victoria release the new SDA lease agreements