Making the right decisions
No matter who you are, where you live one of us has the right to live with dignity, respect, freedom and safety. These rights are outlined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
Disability Discrimination Act
Disability discrimination is when you are treated unfairly because you have a disability. The Disability Discrimination Act is a law that says people and the government must treat you fairly.
Here’s some information about the law to protect you.
The Australian Human Rights Commission
The Australian Human Rights Commission has made guidelines to protect the rights of people with disability during COVID
The Disability Gateway
Making decisions about you
Inclusion Australia have a resources directory to help you make decisions. This guide helps people with intellectual disabilities to understand how supported decision-making works and the best ways to make good decisions together