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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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    Pathways 11 - Disability Standards for Education 2005: Challenges for Tertiary Institutions

    Disability Standards for Education: Challenges for Tertiary Institutions. (Elizabeth Dickson, Queensland University of Technology).

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    Review of Disability Standards for Education 2005 - Report (+ Governments response)

    This Report on the Review of Disability Standards for Education 2005 presents the outcomes of the consultation and submission process held in 2011 and outlines the key findings against the terms of reference for the review. Based on the findings, the review team proposes a set of recommendations for the early childhood, schools and tertiary education sectors. The Australian Government Response to the Review.can also be found on this page.

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    UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)

    The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) is intended as a human rights instrument with an explicit, social development dimension. It adopts a broad categorisation of persons with disabilities and reaffirms that all persons with all types of disabilities must enjoy all human rights and fundamental freedoms. This Australian Human Rights Commission compiled webpage includes the latest convention news and Australia's ratification.