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     8   People with disability

Ms Stanley, pursuant to notice, moved—That this House:

(1)        acknowledges:

(a)        3 December 2019 is International Day of People with Disability; and

(b)        the Human Rights Commission estimates the number of Australians with a disability to be around four million;

(2)        respects the rights of all:

(a)        people with disability in Australia, including having access to services and freedom from discrimination;

(b)        persons with a disability to be welcomed as equal and positive contributors to Australian society; and

(c)        people with disability to have choice and control in relation to any support services they receive; and

(3)        encourages all:

(a)        persons with disability as their own self-advocates;

(b)        groups and individuals that advocate on behalf of people with disabilities; and

(c)        Australians to respect the basic rights of all persons with disabilities.

Debate ensued.

The time allotted for the debate having expired, the debate was interrupted, and the resumption of the debate made an order of the day for the next sitting.