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17/01/2020
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NSW Government seeks feedback on Disability Inclusion Act

NDS is urging providers to give feedback as part of the NSW Disability Inclusion Act review

Royal Commission looks at research, experiences and the UN Convention

Royal Commission hearing

6/12/2019

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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