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South Australia - Organisation

Intellectual Disability Services Council (1976 - 2006)

Care Provider and Government Agency
Alternative Names
  • IDSC (Acronym)

The Intellectual Disability Services Council was created as a health centre under the South Australian Health Commission Act 1976. It was governed by an independent Board of Directors which included parents of children with intellectual disabilities. The role of IDSC was to plan and provide support and advocacy services to people with intellectual disabilities and their families. The IDSC operated a number of facilities for people with disabilities. In 2006 IDSC, along with Julia Farr Services, became part of the government department, Disability SA.


 1976 - 2006 Intellectual Disability Services Council
       2006 - 2019 Disability Services - Disability SA
             2018 - Department of Human Services

Prepared by: Karen George and Gary George