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MEDIA RELEASE – QAI renews its call for a Royal Commission into violence, abuse and neglect of people with disability.

Print friendly version (pdf) 17 September 2018 For immediate release Queensland Advocacy Incorporated (QAI) welcomes the announcement that the Morrison government will establish a Royal Commission into the aged care sector, following a string of damning reports into violence, abuse and neglect in that sector. QAI considers this an opportune time for the Federal Government […]

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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

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

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