People with disability to take concerns to the United Nations

People with disability to take concerns to the United Nations

21 August 2019

A delegation of people with disability is getting ready to present to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UN Committee) about the progress Australia has made to make our rights real. 

The UN Committee is reviewing Australia’s progress in implementing the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) on 12 and 13 September 2019, and as part of this review, it will listen to the views of the delegation of people with disability.

Submitted by comms on Mon, 02/09/2019 - 11:42 am

People with disability to take concerns to the United Nations

People with disability to take concerns to the United Nations

21 August 2019

A delegation of people with disability is getting ready to present to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UN Committee) about the progress Australia has made to make our rights real. 

The UN Committee is reviewing Australia’s progress in implementing the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) on 12 and 13 September 2019, and as part of this review, it will listen to the views of the delegation of people with disability.

Submitted by comms on Mon, 02/09/2019 - 11:42 am

CRPD Review Factsheets

CRPD Review Factsheets

14 August 2019

The Shadow Report to the United Nations Committee on the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) is a comprehensive and wide-reaching look at the current state of disability rights in Australia.

To zoom in on specific areas, we’ve created a series of factsheets based on the report.

You can download them here in Word Document format. Plain English translations will be available soon.

Submitted by comms on Mon, 02/09/2019 - 10:53 am

Submission to Third Review of the Disability Standards for Accessible Public Transport 2002 (Transport Standards)

Submission to Third Review of the Disability Standards for Accessible Public Transport 2002 (Transport Standards)

In December 2018, Disabled Peoples Organisations Australia (DPO Australia) provided a submission to the Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities Issues Paper: Third Review of the Disability Standards for Accessible Public Transport 2002 (Transport Standards).

In response to the issues paper, DPO Australia conducted a survey across our membership to capture the public transport experiences of people with disability and incorporated their feedback into our submission.

Submitted by comms on Wed, 19/12/2018 - 11:06 am