Ambassadors for International Day of People with Disability 2023

International Day of People with Disability Events Across Victoria! photo

The Albanese Labor Government is today naming 11 official Ambassadors for this year’s International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD), highlighting the diverse talents of people with disability across Australia.

IDPwD is a United Nations observed day held on 3 December each year that aims to increase public awareness, understanding and inclusion of people with disability.

One in six Australians – or 4.4 million people are living with disability.

Minister for Social Services Amanda Rishworth said this year’s group of Ambassadors is the largest to date, and reflects not just the diversity but the intersectionality of disability in Australia.

These role models are all inspirational and are already challenging stereotypes and changing society’s attitudes towards disability.

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Credit: The National Tribune