Alastair McEwin looks back on 25 years of the DDA

25 years ago today – 1 March –  the Disability Discrimination Act came into effect. It was Australia’s first piece of legislation to protect the rights of people with disability. A quarter of a century on, the DDA has been used by thousands to fight discrimination in areas including employment, education and access to goods and services.

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Topics:
Human Rights, Social Justice, Case Studies

Author:
Australian Human Rights Commission

Source:
Media release

Date published:
Wed 28th Feb, 2018