This enactment enacts the Accessible Canada Act in order to enhance the full and equal participation of all persons, especially persons with disabilities, in society.
Our outline of what we think describing Aotearoa as FULLY accessible for all New Zealanders means.
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Accelerating Progress Towards Accessibility in New Zealand. A record of the discussion about introducing a policy work programme.
Accelerating progress towards Accessibility in New Zealand. A document containing information MP's need to make a decision about a work programme for accessibility legislation.
A Discussion Paper on developing the Accessibility for New Zealanders Bill which gives an overview of the case for accessibility legislation and outlines the work the Access Alliance is doing around this.
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Video and Audio files from David Lepofsky's visit in November 2018.
The details of what the Accessibility Act is and what it will do.
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Disabled people telling their stories to highlight why accessibility legislation is necessary.
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A report commissioned by the Access Alliance to provide context and explain the key considerations that decision makers will take into account.
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(BIM) December 2017 A document providing context for Ministers about the Accessibility Act.
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A report commissioned by the Blind Foundation for the Access Alliance that reviews the social and economic benefit of accessibility legislation in New Zealand.
A Position Paper explaining the Access Alliance stance on accessibility legislation. July 2017
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A report commissioned by the Blind Foundation for the Access Alliance about the potential economic benefits to increased employment of disabled New Zealanders