Who is responsible for services in Victoria?
The Victorian State Government, Victorian councils and the Australian Government all work to support Victorians with disability. This section tells you who does what.
Key Victorian disability information
The Department of Families, Fairness and Housing is responsible for disability policies and issues in the Victorian State Government. They are also responsible for state-based disability services that sit outside of the NDIS. The Victorian Disability Advisory Council provides advice to the Victorian State Government and helps people with disability to have a say in disability matters. Victorian councils also work to support, promote and improve local communities.
Other Services the Victorian State Government provides
Major sporting facilities
Services Victorian local councils provides
Victorian local councils provide the following supports and services:
- Urban planning/design of the built environment
- Accessible buildings
- Local development planning
- Local roads, bikeways and footpaths
- Local parks and recreational facilities
- Local sports grounds
- Public toilets
- Council run childcare and aged care centres
- Municipal services
- Parking regulation
- Public libraries, community halls
The Australian Local Government Association is the national voice of local government, representing and providing a range of services to 537 councils across Australia.