National Disability Strategy: Beyond 2020 Webinar Report
Th event was organised by the Australian Human Rights Commission and the NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Disability and Health, and hosted by The Social Deck via Zoom webinar.
There were three panels and the report summarises the key discussions from each panel as follows:
Panel One: A reflection on the last National Disability Strategy
Panel Two: What is needed under the National Disability Strategy?
Panel Three: Issues for the new National Disability Strategy
The Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is an independent statutory organisation, established by an act of Federal Parliament. The AHRC protects and promotes human rights in Australia and internationally – it investigates complaints about discrimination and human rights breaches, conciliates discrimination complaints, holds public inquiries, and develops education resources for schools and workplaces. The AHRC also provides legal advice to courts, makes submissions to parliaments and governments, and initiates research into human rights and discrimination issues. https://humanrights.gov.au/
The Centre of Research Excellence in Disability and Health (CRE-DH) is a world-first research initiative that aims to build knowledge and gather the evidence needed to guide social and health policy reform for people with disability in Australia. The CRE-DH also aims to identify cost-effective policies that improve the health of people with disability in Australia. The CRE-DH is funded by the National Health and Medical Research Council. https://credh.org.au/
The Social Deck is a for-purpose business specialising in strategic communications, stakeholder and community engagement, digital strategy, social marketing campaigns and evaluation. The Social Deck helps organisations to reach and engage people in actions that have a positive impact on society and the environment. https://www.thesocialdeck.com.au/
The report was written by Dr Nicola Fortune from the Centre of Research Excellence in Disability and Health and finalised by 2 December 2020.
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