Staff with a disability
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In this video staff with disabilities share their experiences.
The University of Sydney supports equal opportunity in education and employment. Staff and students with disabilities form an integral part of the diverse University community.
Read the latest Annual Report to find out what we are doing to prevent discrimination and promote equity in employment.
Also find out about disabilty services for students.
Disability Action Plan
The Disability Action Plan (2006-10) is currently being renewed and a project steering group has been established to assist with the implementation of the Disability Action Plan (2013-18).
What is a disability?
The Disability Discrimination Act 1992 provides a definition of 'disability'.
Carers, relatives and associates of people with a disability are also protected against being discriminated against or harassed because of these associations.
For further information on disability please refer to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. The website provides public information on topics related to disability and the work of the United Nations for persons with disabilities. Australia is a signatory of the Convention.
EOOnline provides more information on disability discrimination.