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DHHS COVID-19 advice for Victorian providers

NDS and DHHS hosted the webinar: Safer and Stronger to update Victorian providers on COVID-19 impacts for the disability sector.
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Victorian Disability Rapid Response Group established

The Victorian Disability Rapid Response Group will provide dedicated capability to support outbreak management throughout the course of an outbreak in a disability setting.

Royal Commission looks at research, experiences and the UN Convention

Royal Commission hearing


Disability advocate and lawyer, Rosemary Kayess, explained the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Persons with Disabilities, and expressed the view that Australian law still does not reflect directly the rights within it.

She noted that Article 19 of the Convention recognises the right of people with disability to choose where and with whom they live, on an equal basis with others; and that the lack of access to affordable and accessible housing limits the realisation of this Article.

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