Disability affects 1 in 5 Australians. Without well thought through inclusion strategies, you may be alienating 20% of your market. Studies in the UK suggest businesses lose approximately £2 billion per month by ignoring the needs of people with disability. Supporting this, 1 in 3 Australians with disability state their buying decisions have been positively influenced by an organisation’s reputation as being supportive of people with disability*
All Public entities across Australia must have a disability action plan. The Commonwealth Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) 1992 provides the foundation of disability inclusion in Australia. It highlights our responsibilities under the United Nations Convention on the rights of People with Disabilities. Each state then has its own disability legislation.
So whether you are a private or a public organisation we can work with you to focus on the five key barriers to disability inclusion: