Directions for South Australia – Universal Design

Introduction: Article 2 of the United Nations Convention of Rights of People with Disabilities defines Universal Design as: The design of products, environments, programmes and services to be usable by all people, to the greatest extent possible, without the need...

Directions for South Australia – Transport

Introduction: Article 20 of the United Nations Convention of Rights of People with Disabilities clearly states that Governments must take: Effective measures to ensure personal mobility with the greatest possible independence for people with disabilities. Some people with disabilities affecting...

Directions for South Australia – Employment

Introduction: Article 27 of the United Nations Convention of Rights of People with Disabilities states that Governments must: Recognise the right of persons with disabilities to work on an equal basis with others, and this right includes: The opportunity to...

Directions For South Australia – Shifting Perceptions

Introduction: Article 8 of the United Nations Convention of Rights of People with Disabilities encourages all signatories: To adopt immediate, effective and appropriate measures...to raise awareness throughout society...regarding people with disabilities. Current negative representations of people with a disability in...

Directions for South Australia – Health

Introduction Article 25 of the United Nations Convention of Rights of People with Disabilities clearly states that: Persons with disabilities have the right to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health without discrimination on the basis of disability...

Directions for South Australia – Accommodation

Introduction: Article 19 of The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, to which Australia is a signatory, recognises: The equal right of all persons with disabilities to live in the community, with choices equal to others,...