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UN Report on Australia’s Review of CRPD

The UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (the committee) has published its findings on its recent review of how Australia is meeting its obligations under the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) The findings cover how...

Disability Support Pension Review

Urgent review needed to close cost of living gap and broaden eligibility for Disability Support Pension (DSP) Disability advocates and researchers are calling for urgent reforms to the Disability Support Pension, with a new report to be released today showing people...

UN Review on the Rights of Persons with Disability in Australia

The United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (the Committee) last week concluded its review of Australia on its implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). Issues raised Australia’s Disability...

Australian delegation heading to the 22nd Session of the CRPD Committee

Australia signed up to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD) in 2008.  Australia has to report to the United Nations every four years, and be reviewed on what it has achieved. Australian Delegation A delegation of seven...