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DDA25 anniversary

Celebrate the 25th anniversary of the commencement of the operation of the Disability Discrimination Act 1992

Disability 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...
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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...
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Disability Disability Rights

Access to telecommunications services

See also the pages for our Inquiry on access to e-commerce and new service and information technologies for older Australians and people with a disability
Disability Disability Rights

Disability Rights: Insurance

Insurance Guidelines Guidelines on insurance and the Disability Disability Discrimination Act : revised March 2005 following review of guidelines; 1998 original version also remains available for archive purposes Complaint outcomes Conciliated outcomes on insurance complaints under the DDA QBE v...
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Living wills

About the Commission's work on "living wills", or advance directives, and their potential in the mental health area.
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Disability Disability Rights

The Sterilisation of Girls and Young Women in Australia: 1997 report

The legal framework regulating sterilisation of children in Australia was set out by the High Court in Marion's Case in 1992. It sought to ensure heightened accountability in decision making in an area where children are at significant risk of grave abuse of their fundamental human right to bodily...
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Disability Disability Rights

The Overlooked Consumers

A Discussion Paper examining the Access, Challenges and Emerging Possibilities for Consumer Electronics and Home Appliances.
Disability Disability Rights

Education and disability

People with disabilities have the same human rights as all members of the community.
Disability Disability Rights

Human Rights and Disability Projects 1989 -2005

As well as performing functions under the Disability Discrimination Act 1992, the Commission undertakes a range of projects concerning the human rights of people with disabilities by reference to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. From time to time we will publish here...