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Five of the best: Australian disability activists transcript

There are so many great disability activists working to promote inclusion and remove barriers facing people with disability in Australia. Here are five of our favourite Australian disability activists.

Video transcript

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Graeme: What would you change for people with a disability?

Alastair: I think it’s quite simple. Attitudes and inclusiveness.

I mean, they’re interrelated.

It doesn’t matter where I go, or where a person with a disability goes, you’re just automatically included.

You need captions for a movie? Fine.

You need access to a building? Fine.

You want a job? What type of job do you want?

There‚Äôs the assumption that you can, not that you’re marginalized or you can’t be included in a party or you can’t travel overseas.

The attitude is that it’s already understood that you can.

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