Students with disability

The Australian Government supports the rights of children and young people with disability to have the same educational opportunities as other school students.

The Australian Government believes that we should strive for a high-quality school system that assists all Australian children to reach their full potential, so they can fully participate in the economic and social life of the community.

The Australian Government works with states and territories to support students with disability and learning difficulties in a number of ways, including:


The following is a list of all the news items that are associated with Students with disability.

The 2020 Review of the Disability Standards for Education 2005

News | 18 May 2020

The Disability Standards for Education 2005 (the Standards) clarify and elaborate the legal obligations of education authorities and providers across the whole of education, including preschool/kindergartens, school, vocational education and training, and higher education. The Standards seek to...

COVID-19 support for students with disability

News | 14 May 2020