Alastair McEwin

Commissioner launches national consultations for people with disability

People with disability around Australia are being asked by Disability Discrimination Commissioner Alastair McEwin to provide him with guidance on what they think his priorities should be during his five-year term.In a video statement, Commissioner...
Tuesday 4 October 2016
Willing to Work Report (2016) - cover image - people in street around workplaces

Willing to Work: national report released

Too many older people and people with disability are denied jobs because of discrimination based on age or disability.Speaking today at the launch of Willing To Work, Age and Disability Discrimination Commissioner Susan Ryan warned that people in...
Monday 2 May 2016
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

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