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Further information or resources

Disability and Australia’s Disability Strategy 2021–2031 - Department of Social Services, Australian Government

A Way with Words: Guidelines for the portrayal of people with a disability - Government of Queensland (PDF 911.5 KB)

Communicating about suicide - Mindframe guidelines

Deaths and inquests guidance - Independent Press Standards Organisation

Disability language guide - Aruma

Disability information and statistics - Australian Bureau of Statistics

Disability statistics and facts - Australian Federation of Disability Organisations (AFDO)

Disability statistics - Australian Network on Disability

Disability Information and Language Guide - People with Disability Australia

Down Syndrome - Media guidelines (PDF 99KB)

Inclusive SA - SA’s first Disability Inclusion Plan

Journalist Code of Ethic - MEAA

Keeping children and families in mind: Guidelines for media professionals reporting on disaster or community trauma events - Emerging Minds

Media briefing for reporting on multiple sclerosis - MS Australia

Our guide for media reporting - Disability Royal Commission

Respectful Communication - International Day of People with Disability

Stella Young’s TED Talk - ‘I’m Not Your Inspiration, Thank You Very Much’ (TED Talk 9.03 mins)

United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)

These guidelines outline terms broadly accepted in Australia. They are intended to promote reflection and positive change.

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Last Updated:
12 Aug 2020
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