Find disability statistics, information about different types of disabilities, and a handy disability language guide.
Disability is not black and white, and one person can have a very different experience from another. However, we have put together some basic information to help you understand disability and how it can be part of day-to-day life.
1 in 5 people in Australia have a disability. Find more statistics and facts about disability.
There are many different types of disabilities such as intellectual, physical, sensory, and mental illness.
Advice on using respectful language when talking about disability, and how to talk to people with disabilities.
These standards focus on rights and outcomes for people with disability.