The Australian Human Rights Commission (Commission) has received a joint application from the State of Queensland (acting through the Department of Transport and Main Roads) and Queensland Rail for temporary exemptions to the Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (DDA) and the Disability Standards for Accessible Public Standards 2002 (DSAPT).
The Commission sought the views of interested parties. The Public Consultation period ended on the 15 January 2018.
- On 2 March 2018, the Australian Human Rights Commission issued its preliminary view in this matter. The preliminary view and a summary of the preliminary view can be found here.
- Submissions received by the Commission can be viewed here: www.humanrights.gov.au/disability_rights/exemptions