Most countries around the world agree that people have Rights -things people are allowed to do and the support they should get to do those things – these rights are called Human Rights. Human Rights also include rights for people with disability these are called Disability Rights.
This page has links and videos about Human Rights and Disability Rights. It is important to understand our rights so that we can ask for the support we need to do the things that all people get a chance to do in our countries.
Webpages and Factsheets
Face the facts: Disability Rights – Australian Human Rights Commission: https://humanrights.gov.au/our-work/education/face-facts-disability-rights
Factsheet on Persons with Disabilities – United Nations: https://www.un.org/development/desa/disabilities/resources/factsheet-on-persons-with-disabilities.html
Disability Rights During the COVID-19 Pandemic – International Disability Alliance: https://www.internationaldisabilityalliance.org/covid-drm
Your Rights by Australian State and Territory – Disability Gateway: https://www.disabilitygateway.gov.au/legal/your-rights
Legal services by Australian State and Territory – Disability Gateway: https://www.disabilitygateway.gov.au/legal/legal-services
Australia’s Disability Strategy 2021 – 2031 – Disability Gateway: https://www.disabilitygateway.gov.au/ads/glance
Rights of People with a disability – Disability Gateway: https://www.disabilitygateway.gov.au/ads/rights-pwd
World Report on Disability – World Health Organization, 2011: https://www.who.int/disabilities/world_report/2011/report.pdf