To work towards achieving a South Australian community in which people with intellectual disability are involved and accepted as equal participating members.
- To ensure the South Australian Council operates as the viable state representative for issues relevant to people with intellectual disability and their families.
- To consult with all stakeholders to set directions and then lead in the areas of need for people with intellectual disability.
- To advocate for a South Australian community where people with intellectual disability can be involved and accepted as equal participating members.
- To ensure the rights of people with intellectual disability to have advocacy in all its forms available to assist them, if required, in all of life’s domains so that they may attain equal participation in the Community.
- To promote the human, legal and civil rights of people with intellectual disability.
- To liaise with the National Council on issues of concern to people with intellectual disability in South Australia.
- To undertake any other kind of activity in support of all of the above objects.
All people are valued members of the Australian community.
People with intellectual disability as equal participating members of the Australian community have the same rights to:
- Participate in decisions which affect their lives;
- Pursue any grievance which affect their lives; diversity of choice for housing, education, work, recreation and leisure;
- Equity and justice;
- Be empowered to take their full place in the Australian community;
- Dignity and privacy in all aspects of their lives.