United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD)

Welcome to our pages on the Disability Convention (the "DisCo").

Text of the Convention

Other versions



Supporting international participation program

See our pages on the DSS funded program for supporting participation in international events related to the Convention.

National Disability Strategy

In November 2009 the Prime Minister announced the development of a National Disability Strategy through the Council of Australian Governments as a central mechanism for implementation of DisCo in Australia; and an inquiry into a National Disability Insurance Scheme or similar scheme as part of this Strategy.

State/Territory strategies and resources

National Disability Insurance Scheme

Resources on implementation

Implementation in other countries

New Zealand

European Union


United Nations pages on the Convention

Other important United Nations documents

Other resources