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Vision and values


All people live in welcoming communities that facilitate citizenship, friendship, mutual support and a fair go for everyone.

The Commission will achieve its vision by:

  • ensuring the strong and central involvement of people with disability, their families and carers in advising and leading strategic developments
  • providing strong leadership to champion the rights of people with disability, their families and carers and by working for them to receive the supports and services they need
  • actively engaging communities, disability sector organisations, the private sector and all levels of government
  • delivering supports and services that are accessible, of high quality and culturally appropriate
  • ensuring our directions are guided by contemporary thinking and evidence-based practice
  • being accountable for our performance and building a sustainable organisation.



Values which guide the work of the Commission:

  • Commitment – We are committed to our vision for people with disability and their families.
  • Respect – We value cultural diversity and encourage everyone’s unique contribution.
  • Integrity – We are honest and truthful about our decisions and actions.
  • Working together – We work together cooperatively to get things done and pursue our vision.
  • Openness – Our decision-making and communications are clear and transparent.
  • Leadership – Our actions reflect our leadership responsibilities.
  • Accountability – We are openly accountable for our decisions and actions.
  • Continued learning – We are committed to a culture of excellence and continued learning.