Why there are calls for employment and advertising quotas for the disabled

A former disability discrimination commissioner says Australia needs to introduce employment quotas for those who are disabled.

Graeme Innes AM told Tom Elliott it was the only thing that would work when it comes to inclusion.

“We have been employed at a rate 30 per cent less than the general population, so 52 or 52 per cent, and that has not changed for three decades,” he said.

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Topics:
Accessibility, Access, Inclusion, Employment

Author:
Tom Elliot

Source:
3AW

Date published:
Tue 23rd Nov, 2021