About us

This class of information in our publication scheme provides information about who we are and what we do, location and contacts, constitutional and legal governance.

Published informationSummary

Contacts

Contact information for departmental offices.

Director-General

Information about Dr Chris Sarra, Director-General, Department of Seniors, Disability Services and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships

Legislation

A list of key legislation that the department is responsible for administering (or jointly administering)

Carers (Recognition) Act 2008

Disability Services Act 2006

Forensic Disability Act 2011

Guide, Hearing and Assistance Dogs Act 2009

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities (Justice, Land and Other Matters) Act 1984 (except to the extent administered by the Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning; and the Attorney-General and Minister for Justice, Minister for Women and Minister for the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence); (sections 4, 8, 64-67, 70 and 71 jointly administered with the Attorney-General and Minister for Justice, Minister for Women and Minister for the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence)

Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Act 2003

Family Responsibilities Commission Act 2008

Meriba Omasker Kaziw Kazipa (Torres Strait Islander Traditional Child Rearing Practice) Act 2020

Torres Strait Islander Cultural Heritage Act 2003

Our Minister

Information about the Honourable Craig Crawford MP, Minister for Seniors and Disability Services and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships

Our organisation

Purpose – to improve the social and economic wellbeing of Aboriginal peoples, Torres Strait Islander peoples, seniors, carers and people of all abilities, by delivering quality targeted support and leading change through enhanced relationships and improved decision making.

Strategic Plan - Department of Seniors, Disability Services and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships