Posts By: Alastair McEwin

Opinion 1 March 2018
25 years on: The Disability Discrimination Act

25 years ago today – 1 March – the Disability Discrimination Act came into effect. It was Australia’s first piece of legislation to protect the rights of people with disability. A quarter of a century on, the DDA has been used by thousands to fight discrimination in areas including employment, education and access to goods and services.