Category: Legal resources

Human Rights Bill Submission Making Tool and Resources

We are encouraging Queenslanders to make submissions to the Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee in support of a Human Rights Bill. We understand this process can be difficult, time consuming and pose significant challenges for some resulting in important voices not being heard.  The below link provides guides, resources and a submission making tool […]

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

A comprehensive report summarising QAI’s human rights forum, Walk the Talk: Realising the National Disability Strategy and our human rights promises Report on Walk the Talk Forum 2017

Annexure of case studies to issues paper on the intersection of the international human rights treaties and their relevance for the human rights of people with disabilities

A summary of case studies to highlight the issues discussed in the issues paper for the Walk the Talk forum Issues paper – Annexure of case studies

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

About the Police, the Court and Lawyers – What to do and what not to do

The Justice Support Program (JSP) assists and advocates for people with intellectual disability who have been charged with an offence.  We have produced a book “About the Police, the Court and Lawyers – What to do and what not to do” The book uses plain English and simple illustrations to guide Dan (who has an intellectual […]

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

About the police, the court and lawyers: What to do and what not to do

Justice Support Program plain English booklet for people who may come into contact with the criminal justice system:  

Decisions About My Life? The Choice Should be Mine

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

QAI position statement on the Forensic Disability Service

A summary of QAI’s position on the Forensic Disability Service Position Statement on FDS