International Day of Persons with Disabilities

A Day with Unsung Value - International Day of Persons with Disabilities (December 3) is an international observance promoted by the United Nations since 1992. It has been observed with varying degrees of success around the planet. The observance of the Day aims to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons with disabilities. It also seeks to increase awareness of gains to be derived from the integration of persons with disabilities in every aspect of political, social, economic and cultural life. It was originally called "International Day of Disabled Persons" until 2007. Each year the day focuses on a different issue.

This is Steady Eddy, at the Mount Gambier Hungry Jacks Australia (Burger King International) restaurant, opened and Managed by my parents Michael and Anita Hobbs. My father opening stores for the franchise across South Australia. I went forward in life to work and campaign for persons with disabilities. The Story Behind The Brand - Barbwire Noose (International print with Austin Macaulay Publishers) telling a tale of neglect which lead myself to whistle-blow the government sector for these severely disabled and unable to communicate clients of the state.

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"My Mum Always said make up should enhance your features not cover your face, I believe clothing too to be like this" - Marcia Hobbs

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