Tag: children

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Disability Royal Commission and Education FAQs

QAI put together some answers to frequently asked questions about the Disability Royal Commission as it relates to education and learning for children with disability. Disability Royal Commission & Education FAQs (PDF)

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Media Release – The right to inclusive education must not be contested by the Disability Royal Commission at the first hearing commencing in Townsville today

Download or print PDF. Today marks a historic day with the commencement of the first public hearing of the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability on education and learning. For too long the rights of people with disability to inclusive education have been contested in this country, and misguided ideas have […]

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Youth Justice and Other Legislation Amendment Bill Submission

QAI made a submission to the Queensland Government on the Youth Justice and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2019. Here is an excerpt from the submission of our key recommendations: Key recommendations  Detention of children awaiting trial must be done in a way that is consistent with the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child,1 […]

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QAI speaks at the 12th Session of the Conference of State Parties to the UN CRPD (updated)

See Emma Phillips, QAI senior lawyer and systems advocate, speak at the 12th Session of the Conference of State Parties to the UN Convention on the Rights of People with Disability. First presentation  – at the Civil Society Forum about the rights of children with disability UN Web TV @26.00min (3 min) Second presentation – […]

Child Protection and Education

QAI Submission on Child Protection and Education Legislation (Reporting of Abuse) Amendment Bill 2017 FINAL