University of Melbourne Disability Action Plan 2014 - 2018
The Disability Action Plan (2014-2018) continues the University of Melbourne's proud history of supporting students experiencing disability to participate equitably in the academic and co-curricular environment. From the establishment of a Handicapped Students' Advisory Committee in 1968, to being the first University in Australia to lodge a Disability Action Plan with the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission in 1994, the University has remained at the forefront of changing understandings of, and approaches to, disability service provision in the higher education sector.
The University continues its commitment to the ongoing review and improvement of its policies and practices that relate to disability through the Disability Action Plan (2014-2018). The Plan details the University's aims and strategies for proactively addressing the challenges of achieving equitable access - physical, informational and attitudinal, for students with disabilities and reaffirms the University's commitment to providing a rich Melbourne experience for all of its students.