Employability

Geoffrey Robertson QC, Human Rights lawyer and author, well known for his television 'Hypothetical' series, leads a forum about the issues associated with recruiting and working with people with disabilities.
This 'Hypothetical' is skilfully facilitated by Geoffrey Robertson as he draws out the varying perspectives of a diverse panel of participants through strategic role playing.
Discussions highlight the myths and steroetypes attributed to people with disabilities; the focus on 'ability' rather than 'disability'; and the range of disabilities both visible and hidden. Discrimination law is illustrated by practical scenarios focusing on recruitment and employment policies and practices.
The panel comprises a mixed group of commentators and executives, many with a disability perspective, who work in a variety of sectors, including arts, marketing and sport, in addition to representatives from political, human rights and employer organisations.
This DVD is a joint project by the Human Resources and Program Production portfolios of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, as part of the implementation of objectives and strategies of the ABC's Disability Action Plan.

This program is released for non theatrical use within educational, government and business organisations. Additional payments under a Screenrights licence are not required. Please contact us for Exhibition or Streaming Licences.

Producer: 
Production Year: 
1999
Duration: 
50 mins
Series Episode
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