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Vaccine mandates breach the Disability Discrimination Act? I’ve lodged a complaint with the Human Rights Commission to see

5 October 2021

4:00 AM

5 October 2021

4:00 AM

A couple of weeks back your correspondent paused his gardening to point out that the Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (Cth) prohibits all sorts of discrimination against people with a disability; which includes people who are, or might be, infected with “organisms capable of causing disease or illness”.

The way “disability” is defined in the Act—to include past, present, possible future and imputed disability—means that everybody is disabled when it comes to contagious “organisms capable of causing disease or illness”.

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