Community engagement

Community engagement

Advocacy, peer support and/or representative organisations are engaging with their networks to inform, raise awareness and get people with disability involved in the Disability Royal Commission. Diverse activities in a range of formats and media are needed to reach out to everyone.  Do you have an example that’s worked well or a story to share from your organisation/region? 

Share them here or email policy (at) 


Raising Our Voices on 3CR radio episode focused on the DRC aired 13 May 2020, featuring Self Advocates Colin Hiscoe and Jane Rosengrave 

Speak Out Association of Tasmania

Connect, edition 4 of the official DRC newsletter features a story about an online forum held for people with intellectual disability. Self-advocates with intellectual disability and the Tasmanian Advocacy Service Speak Out Association of Tasmania shared their experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic.

For more examples of how advocacy organisations are raising awareness of DRC processes by creating resources, including documents, online materials and videos, see the DRC Resources page.