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Disability Discrimination

Guidelines on the rights of people with disability in health and disability care during COVID-19 (2020)

Date

DDA25 anniversary

 Equality before the Law panel
Celebrate the 25th anniversary of the commencement of the operation of the Disability Discrimination Act 1992

Human Rights Day Oration

Join Human Rights Medal winner Rosemary Kayess for the 2020 Human Rights Day Oration.

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Submission in response to the National Disability Strategy: Position Paper (2020)

1. Introduction

  1. The Australian Human Rights Commission (the Commission) welcomes the opportunity to provide the Department of Social Services (DSS) with this submission in response to the National Disability Strategy: Position Paper[i] (the Position Paper) regarding the development of a new National Disability Strategy (the New Strategy).

People with Disability and Employment (2020)

Summary

Submission to the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability
Submission to the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability

National Disability Strategy Future Forum: Beyond 2020

The Australian Human Rights Commission and the Centre of Research Excellence in Disability and Health
National Disability Strategy: Beyond 2020 webinar
September 24, 2020

Ben Gauntlett, Disability Discrimination Commissioner
Introductory Address

Ladies and gentlemen, distinguished guests;

Webinar: National Disability Strategy - Beyond 2020

The Australian Human Rights Commission and the Centre of Research Excellence in Disability and Health are hosting a panel discussion on Stage 2 consultations for Australia's next National Disability Strategy.

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Calls for community support during Melbourne lockdowns

Race Discrimination Commissioner Chin Tan has called for sensitive and appropriate supports for the communities in lockdown in Flemington and North Melbourne.

Many of the people living in the nine towers that have been placed into ‘hard lockdown’ are from migrant and ethnic communities and have already faced a range of hardships prior to COVID-19.

Effective approaches to prevention, diagnosis and support for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Australian Human Rights Commission submission to the Senate Standing Committees on Community Affairs 

The Commission welcomes the opportunity to make comments to the Senate Standing Committee on Community Affairs in relation to its inquiry into effective approaches to prevention, diagnosis and support for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder.