Assistance dog with owners hand on the leash

Calls to improve regulations for assistance animals

The Australian Human Rights Commission has responded to an increased number of complaints regarding assistance animals, by holding a forum with various stakeholders to discuss issues around certification, accreditation and regulation of assistance...
Wednesday 17 February 2016

Commission calls for greater inclusion on International Day of People with...

The Australian Human Rights Commission is today marking International Day of People with Disability with renewed calls for everyone to recognise progress made and the need for greater inclusion for the 4 million Australians with disability.Age and...
Thursday 3 December 2015

Willing to Work

Age and Disability Discrimination Commissioner Susan Ryan has invited interested individuals, employers and representative organisations to join an important national conversation.Susan Ryan hopes that Willing to Work, the new National Inquiry being...
Wednesday 17 June 2015
International Day of People with Disability

International Day of People with Disability

Disability Discrimination Commissioner Susan Ryan has marked International Day of People with Disability by celebrating the valuable contributions people with disability make in business, government and the community.Commissioner Ryan called on all...
Wednesday 3 December 2014
Hands on keyboard

Call for accessibility guidelines to be included in government procurement

Age and Disability Discrimination Commissioner Susan Ryan has called for accessibility guidelines to be included in government ICT procurement policies to help drive change within the industry and improve employment opportunities for people with...
Thursday 30 October 2014

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