Story: Disability and disability organisations

Workplace achievers: Paul Curry (1st of 2)

Workplace achievers: Paul Curry

In 2010 Paul Curry was chief executive of the Families Commission, a government agency. During his 40 years using a wheelchair he had experienced prejudice from potential employers, whose attitude had often been that he would be a drain on the company. This made him even more determined to succeed.

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Martin Sullivan, 'Disability and disability organisations - Patterns of disability', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/29193/workplace-achievers-paul-curry (accessed 27 September 2023)

Story by Martin Sullivan, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 12 Jul 2018