Ending discrimination of disabled workers key to improving screen industry diversity, future success: report

Disabled people working in Australia’s screen industry face prejudice and systemic discrimination, including lower pay, greater casualisation and stigma and stereotyping, a new report finds.

The findings, drawn from a national survey of more than 500 people – both disabled and non-disabled – and in-depth interviews, are included in the Disability and Screen Work in Australia: Report for Industry 2022, led by University of Melbourne researcher Dr Radha O’Meara in partnership with the Melbourne Disability Institute and A2K Media.

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Discrimination, Employment

University of Melbourne

Date published:
Thu 16th Feb, 2023