NSW Disability Services Act 1993 – SECT 3 – Objects

The objects of this Act are:

a) to ensure the provision of services necessary to enable persons with disabilities to achieve their maximum potential as members of the community and
b) to ensure the provision of services that:

i) further the integration of persons with disabilities in the community and complement services available generally to such persons in the community, and
ii) enable persons with disabilities to achieve positive outcomes, such as increased independence, employment opportunities and integration in the community, and
iii) are provided in ways that promote in the community a positive image of persons with disabilities and enhance their self-esteem and

c) to ensure that the outcomes achieved by persons with disabilities by the provision of services for them are taken into account in the granting of financial assistance for the provision of such services, and
d) to encourage innovation in the provision of services for persons with disabilities, and
e) to achieve positive outcomes, such as increased independence, employment opportunities and integration in the community, for persons with disabilities, and
f) to ensure that designated services for persons with disabilities are developed and reviewed on a periodic basis through the use of forward plans.

You can read the entire NSW Disability Act 1993 on the Australasian Legal Information Institute website.