Disability Discrimination in Australian
Disability discrimination is illegal under the Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (DDA).
Disability discrimination occurs in a number of places, including sports.
Disability Discrimination video
The Productivity Commission's Disability Care and Support Public Inquiry commenced in April 2010.
Disability Advisory Council and Conference
The Community and Disability Services Ministers’ Advisory Council (CDSMAC)
CDSMAC is an official forum of senior
Community and Disability Services’ Conference is a forum for Australian Federal, State and Territory Governments and Government of New Zealand to discuss matters of mutual interest. Further information can be found on the FaHCSIA website.
Aboriginal Disability Network NSW
The Aboriginal Disability Network NSW brings together Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with disability to: tell our stories, give each other support, create a voice of change, and speak for ourselves.
In 2004-2005 the report Telling it Like it Is was released. This report is the result of community consultations with Aboriginal people with disability and their associates throughout New South Wales. More information on this report and the Aboriginal Disability Network NSW can be found on their website.
Other mechanisms in place in
Younger People in Residential Aged Care Program (YPIRAC)
Senate Inquiries and Reports