People with disability ‘completely overlooked’ as Omicron surges

But Ms Gibbs feels those with disability have been forgotten by state and federal governments as Australia reopens.

“I can take all the personal responsibility in the world but if I need to go and do an essential thing like go to the supermarket, other people’s actions have a direct impact on it,” she said.

“We are being made to ask enormous, difficult decisions so that other people can go to the pub … and so other people don’t have to wear a mask.”

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Emergency management

Eden Gillespie

SBS News

Date published:
Tue 21st Dec, 2021