Can my local public school say they cannot accommodate my child’s needs and decline enrolment?

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No. The rights of children with disability to attend their local public school is protected by the Disability Discrimination Act 1992 and the Disability Standards for Education 2005, which reflects Australia’s international law obligations under the Convention on the Rights of…

What are my options if the current school isn’t working out for my child and we have tried everything we can to make it work?

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Changing schools when things are not working out is an option some parents choose to explore. If you reach that point you can contact the appropriate office in the public, Catholic or Independent school systems: Regional Office Education Department:…