4430.0 - Disability, Ageing and Carers, Australia: Summary of Findings, 2012 Quality Declaration 
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Australia's ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in 2008 reflects the Australian Government's commitment to promoting and supporting the equal and active participation by people with disability in economic and social life. Understanding the prevalence of disability in the Australian population, and the socio-economic characteristics and needs and unmet needs of people with disability, is important in informing policies, planning services, and removing barriers to participation.

This section contains the following subsection :
      Education and employment
      Long-term health conditions
      Social and community participation

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