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    AHRC: A Brief Guide to the DDA

    A brief guide to the Disability Discrimination Act. This Australian Human Rights Commission site provides links from this page to a brief outline of the DDA, generally and as it applies to a number of areas of life.

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    AHRC: A Guide to Australia’s discrimination laws

    Further information on the Australia's Federal, State and Territory discrimination laws.

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    AHRC: DDA guide - Getting an education

    Information from the Australian Human Rights Commission outlining how he DDA makes it against the law for an educational authority to discriminate against someone because that person has a disability.  This includes all public and private educational institutions, primary and secondary schools, and tertiary institutions such as TAFE, private colleges and universities.

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    AHRC: Disability Rights - Complaints and Conciliation

    Explains how to make a complaint, how complaints are handled, and provides information about conciliation.

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    AHRC: Disability Rights Links

    A list of disability rights links including, State and Territory anti-discrimination and equal opportunity agencies and law.

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    AHRC: Disability Standards and Guidelines

    Under the DDA, Disability Standards may be made to specify rights/ responsibilities about equal access and opportunity for people with a disability, in more detail and with more certainty than the DDA itself. Standards can be made in the areas of employment, education, public transport services, access to premises, accommodation and the administration of Commonwealth laws and programs. This page provides links to developments in these areas.

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    AHRC: Education and Disability

    The Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has established this page to provide a convenient entry point for Commission resources on equal access to and opportunity in education  which exist in various parts of this site, and to provide access to resources from other organisations where these are available electronically.

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    AHRC: World Wide Web Access - DDA Advisory Notes

    The information on this AHRC site page will assist people and organisations involved in developing or modifying Worldwide Web pages, by making clearer what the requirements of the DDA are in this area, and how compliance with them can be achieved.

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    Attorney General: Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination

    Legal and policy information on domestic human rights matters.

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    Consolidation of Commonwealth anti-discrimination laws

    On 22 September 2011, a public discussion was launched to seek community views on consolidating Commonwealth anti-discrimination law, encompassing:

    • Racial Discrimination Act 1975
    • Sex Discrimination Act 1984
    • Australian Human Rights Commission Act 1986
    • Disability Discrimination Act 1992
    • Age Discrimination Act 2004

    The project to consolidate existing Commonwealth anti-discrimination law into a single Act is a key component of Australia’s Human Rights Framework.

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