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DDLS seeks to influence the legal and non-legal environments that affect the rights of people with disabilities. The following submissions can be downloaded.  Submissions prior to 2014 can be requested by contacting or calling the Administration Officer on  9654-8644.

Submissions: 2019/2020

NDIS Act Review Submission

Australian Human Rights Commission’s discussion paper ‘Free and Equal: Priorities for federal discrimination law reform’

Submission on the United Nations Periodic Review

Submission Participation of People with Disability In Jury Service

Support and Life Outcomes for Autistic People


Submissions: 2019

Tenancy Rights for People with Disabilities

Submissions: 2017

Submission UN Equality and Discrimination

Submission Educational Excellence

NDIS Costs Submission

Submissions: 2016

Uber and DD Law

Submission to Parliamentary Inquiry into Ride Sourcing – Access for People with Disabilities

Restraint and Seclusion Resource Document

The Review if the National Disability Advocacy Program

Inquiry into Services for people with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities – General Comment on the Right to Inclusive Education

Submissions:  2015

Review of the Program for Students with Disabilities

Judicial awareness of individual requirements of persons with disabilities before the Court

Stage 2 Disability Abuse Inquiry VIC Final

Senate Enquiry Education 2015

Response to National Disability Advocacy Framework 2015

Inquiry into Abuse in Disability Services Vic

Laws and Policy on Assistance Animals

DDLS – Comments on Disability Bill

Review of the Charter of Human Rights & Responsibilities Act 2005 (Vic)

Disability Standards for Education Review 2015

Joint submission – Affordable Housing and Family Violence

Proposal for a National Disability Insurance scheme Quality and Safeguarding Framework

Draft Victorian State Disability Plan 2013-2016

Submissions:  2014

Vote NO to reject the Business Services Wage Assessment Tool (BSWAT) Payment Scheme Bill 2014.

Inquiry into Disability Services Amendment Bill 2014 Western Australia

Equality, Capacity and Disability in Commonwealth Laws

Inquiry Into Social Inclusion for People with Disability

Access to Justice

Access to Justice Arrangements – Draft Report

Access to Justice Arrangements – Supplementary

Disability Justice Plan

Inquiry Into The Prevalence Of Different Types Of Speech, Language And Communication Disorders And Speech Pathology Services In Australia

Equality, Capacity and Disability in Commonwealth Laws


Disability Vilification Report

Submission to the Consolidation of Commonwealth Anti-Discrimination Laws

Access to Justice Inquiry September 2011

Submission on the Disability Standards for Education


AG’s Initial Report

Media Access Review

AHRC Cinemas 2010

EOA Review of Exceptions and Exemptions in the Equal Opportunity Act 1995 (Vic)

DDLS Submission to the Victorian Parliament re: Coroners Act 1985 (Vic)

DDLS Submission to the Human Rights Consultation Committee

DDLS Proposed Victorian Victims Charter