Letter to Joint Standing Committee on Migration Re: Legal Advice Regarding UN CRPD and the Migration Treatment of People with Disability
Legal Advice within the submission details how Australia's current migration arrangements are unable to satisfy the equal protection obligation under article 5 of the UN CRPD.
'No Right to Discriminate': Submission to the Joint Standing Committee on Migration Inquiry into the Immigration Treatment of Disability.
NEDA's submission to the JSCM explores the discrimination faced by migrants & refugees with disability in attaining residency, and identifies the inconsistency between our migration laws and international obligations as set out under the UN CRPD.
In 2008, the Council of Australian Governments created a new 5 year National Disability Agreement (NDA), which would provide continued funding for services to people with disability in Australia. The new agreement was framed amidst an Australian