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Nathan Despott and Asher Hirsch argue for a new approach to disability policy in Australia that advances the right to democratic participation for disabled Australians.
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Right Now looks at the major parties’ policies on five noteworthy human rights issues of this election. Today, marriage equality, asylum seekers and climate change.
Right Now looks at the major parties’ policies on five noteworthy human rights issues of this election. First, disability and indigenous affairs.
By Sam Ryan, with Andre Dao, Olivia McMillan, Maya Borom, Oliver Ramsay, Jess O’Callaghan, Laura Jones, Alana Lazdins and Sonia Nair. More of Right Now’s HRAFF coverage, including reviews, interviews and creative responses. The Human Rights Arts and Film Festival (HRAFF) has packed up and left Melbourne as it takes an abridged programme around the […]
This article is part of our June theme, which focuses on Indigenous People and their human rights. Read our Editorial for more on this theme. The Indigenous Electoral Participation Program (IEPP) is using art to encourage Indigenous people to enrol to vote on the 50th Anniversary of Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islanders winning the right to […]