‘Brick wall’ facing Aust disability rights

Disabled people and their representatives are facing a “brick wall” in advocating for their human rights because a UN convention Australia has ratified is yet to be properly implemented into legislation, the disability royal commission has heard.

The two-day hearing is examining how the UN’s Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is implemented in Australian law.

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Topics:
Human Rights, Social Justice, Case Studies

Author:
Jack Gramenz

Source:
Canberra Times

Date published:
Mon 8th Nov, 2021