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Disability Disability Rights

IncludeAbility

IncludeAbility is a national project led by Australia’s Disability Discrimination Commissioner, Dr Ben Gauntlett, which aims to increase access to meaningful employment opportunities for people with a disability.

A man of colour participating in a zoom meeting. He is signing to the other 9 participants.
Disability Disability Rights

IncludeAbility

IncludeAbility is a national project led by Australia’s Disability Discrimination Commissioner, Dr Ben Gauntlett, which aims to increase access to meaningful employment opportunities for people with a disability.
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Disability Disability Rights

Accessible Housing Project

One of Commissioner Gauntlett’s term goals is to increase access to accessible housing for people with disability. Under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), people with disability have the right to an adequate standard of living on an equal basis to...
A woman in a wheelchair is in her home using her laptop.
Disability Disability Rights

National Disability Strategy

The National Disability Strategy (the Strategy) is Australia’s whole of government plan for the progressive implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. The first National Disability Strategy 2010-2020 (First Strategy) was about creating a more...
 Equality before the Law panel
Disability Disability Rights

DDA25 anniversary

Celebrate the 25th anniversary of the commencement of the operation of the Disability Discrimination Act 1992
Shaping our future: discussions on disability rights
Disability Disability Rights

Shaping our future: discussions on disability rights

Introduction The Disability Discrimination Commissioner is standing in front of a white background with the Australian Human Rights Commission logo. Download Introductory video transcript in Word Between October 2016 and March 2017 Disability Discrimination Commissioner, Alastair McEwin conducted a...
Disability Disability Rights

Assistance animals and the Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (Cth)

It’s widely recognised that some people with disability require support services and assistive technology to facilitate their active participation in public life and for personal activities. The types of support that can be provided can come from a range of sources, including by trained and skilled...
boat captain with a disability
Disability Disability Rights

National Disability Forum 2014

As part of the Australian Human Rights Commission’s ongoing commitment to the protection and promotion of the rights of people with disabilities, Disability Discrimination Commissioner the Hon. Susan Ryan AO is holding a National Disability Forum on 15 September 2014. Participation in the forum will...
motor scooter
Disability Disability Rights

Mobility Scooters in Registered Clubs

This paper aims to start a discussion about mobility scooters (scooters) and their use within and around Registered Clubs (the Clubs). It has been produced as part of a project initiated by a partnership between the RSL & Services Clubs and the Australian Human Rights Commission.
Stop Sign
Disability Disability Rights

Disability: violence harrasment and bullying

People with disability will be an integral part of all work in this area. We will also be pursuing specific opportunities to address violence, harassment and bullying against people with disability as part of the National Disability Strategy.
Disability Disability Rights

Disability issues

This page provides links to resources from the Australian Human Rights Commission and from other organisations on disability issues in the following areas:

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