1 in 5
1 in 5 Australians are living with a disability
Almost half of Australians living with a disability are over 65
A person over 65 who has a Spinal Cord Injury receives $52,000 a year instead of $165,600
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Campaign ads will hit TV screens to help stop age discrimination targeting people over 65 who are living with a disability. Disability can impact anyone at any time and doesn’t discriminate, so why should age matter? It is unfair, unjust, and unacceptable, and it must end now.
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Expressions of Interest open for class action The Disability Doesn’t Discriminate campaign was launched in June last year, aiming to address the severe inequity of funding for people with a disability aged over 65, who are unable to access the NDIS. The campaign...
DISCRIMINATION SCORECARD As this fast and furious election campaign draws to a close the Disability Doesn’t Discriminate campaign has compiled a score card as to where the political aspirants stand on the issue of age discrimination. Anyone 65 and over who acquires a...
ANOTHER WALLABY JOINS THE TEAM The Disability Doesn’t Discriminate Campaign has great pleasure in announcing that former wallaby David Pocock, Independent Senate candidate for the ACT has thrown his support behind us. David opposes age discrimination and supports the...