The National Disability Insurance Scheme needs a lot more work for it to be truly inclusive, says Director Engagement of the UNSW Disability Innovation Institute, Rosemary Kayess.
A review by the UNSW Social Policy Research Centre for the federal government calls for a strong disability focus in mainstream policy.
The royal commission needs to be reflected in the federal budget and to consider research into the complex nature of violence and abuse as well as societal shifts in the concept of ‘disability’.
UNSW’s Rosemary Kayess brings her legal and public policy expertise to the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
The terms of reference need to cover schools, prisons, homes, hospitals, mental health facilities as well as disability support institutions.
A panel at UNSW Sydney has discussed some of the challenges faced by people with disabilities when trying to access digital platforms.
UNSW’s Rosemary Kayess has been elected to United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
The Australian Government has nominated UNSW’s Rosemary Kayess for the United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
A new institute focusing on disability will harness research and innovation across all UNSW faculties and disciplines.
The UNSW Social Policy Research Centre will host a debate about whether people with disabilities should ever legally require substitute decision-makers.