Resources

About disability

Disability Statistics and Facts – About Australians with disability

SHUT OUT: The Experience of People with Disabilities and their Families in Australia

What is the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disability (CRPD) 

The Link between the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the CRPD

The Social Model of Disability

External Disability, Policy & Research Reports

Abuse and violence against people with disability

Staying Safe – information on abuse, and where you can get help.

Accessibility

How to be Disability Inclusive PDF and Word version

Inclusive Innovation Guide – How to make events more accessible

A beginner’s guide to accessible content

 

Disability Standards for Accessible Public Transport 2002

Disability (Access to Premises-Buildings) Standards 2010

World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines

Communication and consultation with people with disability

Communication with people with disabilities

Connect with Me Guide & Toolkit for organisations working & Co-designing with people with disability

Inclusive consultation and engagement

Criminal Justice and COVID-19

List of sources related to COVID-19 and detention (criminal justice system) PDF and Word

Discrimination

List of disability advocacy organisations

State Anti-Discrimination Boards

Disability Discrimination Act 1992

Human rights and anti-discrimination

Disability Support Pension (DSP)

Fact Sheet on DSP and COVID-19 Payments PDF or Word

Department of Social Services – Fact Sheets on COVID-19 impact on DSP and JobKeeper recipients

AFDO Campaign calling for Urgent Review into the DSP

DSP & Me – Your guide to the Disability Support Pension

Disability Support Pension Toolkit

DSP Fact Sheet PDF or  (Word version)

Employment resources

Employment resources – for employers

JobActive Fact Sheet  Word version, PDF version

JobAccess Disability Employment Services Fact Sheet Word version, PDF version

Blind Citizens Australia “Eye to the Future” website for employees and employers

Inclusive Education

Inclusive Education information and resources

The Right to Education for Women and Girls with Disabilities – Fact Sheet

Disability Standards for Education 2005

Government links

Centrelink – Disability Support Pension (DSP)

Department of Social Services

National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

Other resources

Reporting Crime – Your Rights

Understanding abuse e-learning by National Disability Services

Cost-benefit analysis of independent advocacy by Disability Advocacy Network Australia