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Legislation

Throughout this website there are many references to legislation.

Legislation is the collective written laws made by Commonwealth and State Legislatures/Parliaments. Legislation is known by a number of names:

Acts of Parliament
Legislation
Statutes
Acts

Legislation can be found in a number of places on the internet including:

Australian Legal Information Institute
Commonwealth Law Homepage
Queensland Legislation
Australian Law Online

Legislation mentioned in this website and of relevance to community workers includes:

Aboriginal Councils and Associations Act 1976 (Cth)
Age Discrimination Act 2003 (Cth)
Archives Act 1982 (Cth)
Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 (Qld)
Associations Incorporation Act 1981 (Qld)
Child Care Act 2002 (Cth)
Child Protection Act 1999 (Qld)
Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989 (Cth)
Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1989 (Cth)
Civil Liability Act (Qld) 2003
Disability Services Act 1986 (Cth)
Disability Services Act (Qld) 2006
Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (Cth)
Domestic and Family Violence Protection Act (Qld) 1989
Education (General Provisions) Act 1989 (Qld)
Equal Opportunity in Public Employment Act 1992 (Qld)
Family Assistance Laws (Cth) 2006
Family Law Act 1975 (Cth)
Family Services Act 1987 (Qld)
Freedom of Information Act 1982 (Cth)
Freedom of Information Act 1992 (Qld)
Guardianship and Administration Act 2000 (Qld)
Health Practitioner Registration Boards (Administration) Act 1999 (Qld)
Health Practitioners (Professional Standards) Act 1999 (Qld)
Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission Act 1986 (Cth)
Invasion of Privacy Act 1971 (Qld)
Legal Aid Queensland Act (Qld) 1997
Libraries Act 1988 (Qld)
Mental Health Act 1974 (Qld)
Mental Health Regulation 1985 (Qld)
Nursing Act 1992 (Qld)
Occupational Therapists Registration Act 2001 (Qld)
Physiotherapists Registration Act 2001 (Qld)
Powers of Attorney Act 1998 (Qld)
Privacy Act 1988 (Cth)
Psychologists Registration Act 2001 (Qld)
Uniform Civil Procedure Rules 1999 (Qld)
Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth)
Sex Discrimination Act 1984 (Cth)
Social Security Act 1991 (Cth)
Social Security (Administration) Act 1991 (Cth)