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10.7.7 Provision of Assistance Dogs

Assistance dogs may include: guide dogs, hearing dogs, mobility service dogs or psychiatric assistance dogs. Guide, hearing and mobility assistance dogs are dogs which fall within the definition of 'assistance animal' in section 9 of the Disability Discrimination Act 1992 and which meet the standards set out by Assistance Dogs International (ADI). Psychiatric assistance dogs are dogs which fall within the definition 'assistance dog' in section 4, schedule 4 of Queensland Guide, Hearing and Assistance Dogs Act 2009.