Disability Services Standards (FaCSIA) 2007
I, Mal Brough, Minister for the Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, under paragraphs 5A (1) (a) and (b)and subsection 5A (2) of the Disability Services Act 1986:
(a) revoke the Disability Services (Disability Employment and Rehabilitation Program) Standards 20021; and
(b) make these Standards.
Dated 20 June 2007
Minister for Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
1 Name of instrument
This instrument is the Disability Services Standards (FaCSIA) 2007.
This instrument commences on 1 July 2007.
In this instrument, unless the contrary intention appears:
Act means the Disability Services Act 1986.
advocate, of a person with a disability, means a person who:
(a) primarily represents the interests of the person with a disability in a way consistent with the expressed wishes of the person with a disability; or
(b) acts in the best interests of the person with a disability if he or she is unable to express his or her wishes;
in order to assist the person with a disability to exercise control over his or her life.