The Disability Act is one of the laws that helps to make sure people with a disability are treated exactly the same as everyone else. For example, workers should treat people with a disability well.
The Act also states that people with a disability have responsibilities as well. For example, people with a disability should treat workers well.
For more information about rights click on the following links:
- Easy read: www.dhs.vic.gov.au/for-individuals/disability/your-rights/disability-act-2006/easy-read-information
- Community languages: www.dhs.vic.gov.au/for-individuals/disability/your-rights/disability-act-2006/information-sheets-in-community-languages
- Audio: www.dhs.vic.gov.au/for-individuals/disability/your-rights/disability-act-2006/information-sheets-audio
The Disability Advocacy Resource Unit or DARU has a list of advocacy organisations that can help people speak up for their rights. Click on the following link:
The Self Advocacy Resource Unit or SARU has a list of self advocacy groups and lots of information about rights. Click on the following link:
Non-plain English version here: