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Dates of existence
The Authority for Intellectually Handicapped Persons Act 1985 established the Authority in 1986 and provided its legislative mandate.
The Authority was responsible for advancing the welfare of people with an intellectually disability by providing and coordinating appropriate services in cooperation with other government and non-government organisations.
The Authority was amalgamated with the Bureau of Disability Services to form the Disability Services Commission on the 16 December 1993.