Author: Emma Phillips

Highlights: Walk the Talk: Realising the 2010-2020 National Disability Strategy and our human rights promises

A summary of the highlights of QAI’s Walk the Talk Forum: Realising the National Disability Strategy and our Human Rights Promises Highlights of Walk the Talk – Realising the NDS and our Human Rights promises

Queensland advocates applaud the Federal Government commitment to ending torture

QAI media release on the Federal Government’s commitment to ratify OPCAT Media RElease OPCAT 16.02.10

QAI Commends NDS’ Zero Tolerance – But services can do more

QAI media release commending the National Disability Service on the announcement of its Zero Tolerance Initiative, as a first step approach to a national approach to promoting human rights and preventing and responding to abuse, neglect and violence experienced by people with disability NDS zero tolerance to abuse

Walk the Talk: Realising the National Disability Strategy and our human rights promises

Research paper exploring the intersection of the United Nations’ human rights treaties and conventions and their relevance for ensuring respect for the fundamental rights of all persons with disabilities to participate in an ordinary, inclusive life in Australia Research paper – intersection of international conventions November 2016

UN Special Rapporteur exposes human rights hypocrisy

QAI media release on the findings of the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Human Rights following his visit to Australia Rapporteur final  

Shooting deaths: Let’s make policing safer for the general public, and for police

QAI media release on the shooting deaths by Queensland police Coronial Zimmer Oct 2016

Human rights hypocrisy

QAI media release on the right to free speech and the media reporting of issues impacting on vulnerable people Triggs HRC Australian

Denial of support to Queensland juror

QAI media release on issues pertaining to jury service for people with disabilities media release – denial of support to Qld. juror

New Trains Not Accessible: State Government Must Fix

QAI media release calling for the Queensland government to address the barriers to accessibility of its new rollingstock Train Access Oct 16

Decisions About My Life? The Choice Should be Mine

QAI’s position statement on supported decision-making QAI Paper on supported decision-making