Disability Discrimination Act 1992

The Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (DDA) is an Australian Federal Government Act.

The objects of the Act are:

(a) to eliminate, as far as possible, discrimination against persons on the ground of disability in the areas of:

(i) work, accommodation, education, access to premises, clubs and sport; and
(ii) the provision of goods, facilities, services and land; and
(iii) existing laws; and
(iv) the administration of Commonwealth laws and programs; and

(b) to ensure, as far as practicable, that persons with disabilities have the same rights to equality before the law as the rest of the community; and

(c) to promote recognition and acceptance within the community of the principle that persons with disabilities have the same fundamental rights as the rest of the community.

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External Links & References

  1. ComLaw Page
  2. Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (PDF)
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