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Working towards Equality for People with Disability Mid-Term Report (July 2016 – January 2019)

January 2019 marks the half-way point of my 5-year term as Australia’s Disability Discrimination Commissioner. My job is to work towards an Australia where the rights of people with disability are respected, protected and promoted. Here, I present a...
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A Future Without Violence (2018)

Quality, safeguarding and oversight to prevent and address violence against people with disability in institutional settings
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Working towards Equality for People with Disability

In 2016 – 2017, Disability Discrimination Commissioner, Alastair McEwin, spoke to many people with disability about their lives and the changes they need. Based on what he was told, this document outlines the big issues the Commissioner will focus...
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Access for all: Improving accessibility for consumers with disability (2016)

This resource provides practical tips for businesses on improving access to goods, services, facilities, premises and information for consumers with disability. Following these tips will not only reduce the likelihood of discrimination complaints...
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Willing to Work: Good Practice Examples for Employers (2016)

Some employers, particularly small businesses, told us that they would have liked to do more to hire and retain employees with disability and older employees, but were time-poor and had limited resources and access to information. For this reason,...