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Disability Rights


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.

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...
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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.
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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Disability Rights

Access to Health Services for People with Disabilities

The Disability Discrimination Act covers discrimination in access to services including health services. The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities recognises that persons with disabilities have the right to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health without...
Disability Rights

National Inquiry into Employment and Disability

National Inquiry into Employment and Disability Inquiry Report released 14 February 2006; see also Executive Summary ; Commission media release Report also available in PDF: Workability II - Solutions 2005.pdf (1.4MB file) Other documents Interim Report released 19 August (also available in MS Word...
Disability Rights

Access to tertiary education materials: Papers from 2002 HREOC forum

Access to tertiary education materials: Papers from participants in HREOC forum Some of these papers have been converted by HREOC to HTML for ease of access. Others which our software does not appear to convert fully accurately remain in the formats submitted by participants. Please advise us by...