Final Report for the Royal Commission into the Management of Police Informants
16 December 2020
The Royal Commission into the Management of Police Informants (the Royal Commission) has recently published its Final Report on Victoria Police’s use of Nicola Gobbo as a police informant. The Final Report explains the findings, report and recommendations that the Royal Commission has provided to various agencies across government, the justice system and legal sector.
Making accessible online content for people with cognitive and learning disabilities
17 November 2020
The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has published its working draft of a guide to making content usable for people with cognitive and learning disabilities. W3C made the guide specifically for people who create web content and applications. It gives advice on how to make content usable and accessible for people with cognitive and learning disabilities. And it includes a guide for designs and the design process.
South Australian Disability Access and Inclusion Plans released
17 November 2020
South Australian Government organisations and departments have started releasing their Disability Access and Inclusion Plans (DAIP). These plans help organisations make the way they provide their services and their facilities accessible and inclusive.
Disability Royal Commission – Interim Report now online
2 November 2020
The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability (the Royal Commission) recently published its Interim Report. This report explains the key issues and emerging themes identified through the Royal Commission’s work and the future directions the Royal Commission will take to explore the themes and issues further.
Are we making enough progress on disability rights?
15 October 2020
A report from the University of New South Wales Social Policy Research Centre has found that Australia hasn’t made enough progress in achieving equal rights for people with disability since the disability rights movement in the 1960s.