Fighting for the rights of Australians with disability

Geoff Bell was a pioneer in the Australian disability rights movement and his archive shows how far we’ve come in 40 years, and how far we have yet to travel The documents catalogue the development of the disability rights movement in Australia over a 40-year period. They tell an important story of the difference that can be made where people come together to take action, and are committed to sustaining that action over time in the face of adversity. In particular, they are a testament to the power and authority of the ‘lived experience.’

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Topics:
Human Rights, Social Justice, Case Studies

Author:
Professor Keith McVilly

Source:
Pursuit

Date published:
Wed 27th Mar, 2019