Disabled people

Disabled people experience poorer outcomes in social and economic indicators due to “ableist” thinking and negative attitudes about disability that affect social norms, policies and systems.

Disability Rights Commissioner Paula Tesoriero aims to influence improved outcomes in key areas including education, employment, and housing.

To do so needs a focus on changing “hearts and minds” as well as policy in improving understanding of disability rights, removing barriers, and promoting social inclusion.

More on the campaign and how to be involved will be provided as it is developed in 2020.