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Chapter 7 Section A: Rights in the Community


This chapter of the Manual deals with rights that everybody in the community has, but that sometimes have specific application to people living with mental health conditions.

You will find information in this section of the Manual about:

  • The right to equality and about anti-discrimination laws in Australia
  • The right to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in employment and work
  • The right to access to education and training and how to get support
  • The right to housing and shelter and how to access advice and assistance
  • Social security (Centrelink) rights
  • Family law and caring for your children
  • Consumer law
  • Equal Access to democracy

Updated May 28, 2020