Broader Social Change under the Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (Cth): The Importance of Adopting a Rights-Based Approach

Angela Liantzakis La Trobe Law School La Trobe University

By Angela Liantzakis Disability is experienced by one in five Australians. Many Australians with disabilities, as well as their families, friends and carers, are facing discrimination despite legislation to address this. The Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (Cth) (DDA), Australia’s key… Continue Reading

LLS Staff Seminar #9: Defining Legal Capacity in Light of Article 12 CRPD: What is and what isn’t an exercise of legal capacity?

Anna Arstein-kerslake La Trobe University Staff Seminar

In the ninth La Trobe Law School Staff Seminar for 2015, Dr Anna Arstein-Kerslake, Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne, will discuss the boundaries of legal capacity and its relevance for The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD).… Continue Reading