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Disability Disability Rights

DDA25 anniversary

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

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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.
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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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Disability Disability Rights

Commonwealth laws and programs

The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities requires parties, including Australia, to take all appropriate measures to protect and ensure the rights it recognises.
Disability Disability Rights

Carers and associates

Unlawful discrimination under the Disability Discrimination Act includes discrimination because a person is an associate of a person with a disability. Associates include partners and families, friends, and carers.
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Disability 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 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 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...