Understanding disability and the law


Deidre Griffiths, Principal Solicitor and Executive Officer, Villamanta Disability Rights Legal Service


The definition of disability and impairment in state and federal law varies from broad all-encompassing definitions to a narrow focus on one type of disability. Complaints of discrimination on the basis of disability and services specifically for people with a disability, including the National Disability Insurance Scheme, are covered.

This section includes the following topics:


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