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  • Whenever you start to use a disability service, you must be given information that explains your rights. The information must be explained to you in person and writing.
  • The Disability Act 2006 protects the rights and needs of people with disabilities.
  • It is against the law in Victoria for someone to discriminate against you because of your disability.
  • If you feel that your human rights have been violated or that you have been discriminated against, you have the right to make a complaint.
  • The Disability Services Commissioner works with people with a disability and disability service providers to resolve complaints.

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Reviewed on: 18-09-2015