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Thursday, 23 January 2014

Disability discrimination - how are we doing?

Last year marked the 20th anniversary of disability rights legislation in Australia. This week, Ramp Up hosted a discussion of how well it works in these articles and the comments in response to them:

Are your rights working?
Eliza Cussen, Ramp Up, 15th January 2014
Despite 20 years with anti-discrimination legislation, discrimination is still rife and many people with disability are prevented from achieving full status as members of Australian society, writes Eliza Cussen ...

Our Disability Discrimination Act at work
Graeme Innes, Ramp Up, 22nd January 2014
Last week on Ramp Up, Eliza Cussen considered the viability of lodging complaints under the Disability Discrimination Act. In this follow-up article, Disability Discrimination Commissioner Graeme Innes responds ...

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